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15 May 2020 Current Events India Records Second-Highest Surge with 3,995 Fresh COVID-19 Cases in 24 Hrs

India records its second-highest rise in a day with 3,995 new cases reported on Thursday. This was the fifth consecutive day of over 3,500 cases in the country's COVID-19 count. However, it is reported that the growth rate of the infections has gradually decreased during this period. But the infections in several other states are continually widening. Case in point being states like Maharashtra, which has reported another spike in cases with an increase of 1,602 cases, is considered to be the highest so far. There is a sharp surge in cases in the states like Madhya Pradesh (MP) with 314 and Rajasthan with 206 cases new positive cases. Kerala also reported 26 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, which is the biggest surge since the end of March. Concurrently, Tamil Nadu surpassed Gujarat as the second-highest count of COVID-19 cases. Though, the total number of infections was gradually decreasing in both the states as Tamil Nadu reported less than 500 cases and Gujarat reported 324 cases. Delhi, on the other hand, has reported 8,470 cases in total with nine new fatalities taking the state's total number of deaths to 115. The total number of positive COVID-19 cases in India has crossed 80,000. On Sunday, however, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said: "Delhi is ready to lift the lockdown".




India Records Second-Highest Surge with 3,995 Fresh COVID-19 Cases in 24 Hrs

India records its second-highest rise in a day with 3,995 new cases reported on Thursday. This was the fifth consecutive day of over 3,500 cases in the country's COVID-19 count. However, it is reported that the growth rate of the infections has gradually decreased during this period. But the infections in several other states are continually widening. Case in point being states like Maharashtra, which has reported another spike in cases with an increase of 1,602 cases, is considered to be the highest so far. There is a sharp surge in cases in the states like Madhya Pradesh (MP) with 314 and Rajasthan with 206 cases new positive cases. Kerala also reported 26 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, which is the biggest surge since the end of March. Concurrently, Tamil Nadu surpassed Gujarat as the second-highest count of COVID-19 cases. Though, the total number of infections was gradually decreasing in both the states as Tamil Nadu reported less than 500 cases and Gujarat reported 324 cases. Delhi, on the other hand, has reported 8,470 cases in total with nine new fatalities taking the state's total number of deaths to 115. The total number of positive COVID-19 cases in India has crossed 80,000. On Sunday, however, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said: "Delhi is ready to lift the lockdown".




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