There is a steady decline in the cases of corona infection across the country. There are currently 3.53 lakh active cases of corona in the country. In the last 24 hours, a total of 403 deaths were reported across the country, out of which more than 200 were in Kerala and Maharashtra. The rate of reduction in corona cases in Kerala is still quite sluggish. In view of the corona infection, Haryana has extended the corona lockdown here for 15 days. At the same time, Goa has also implemented corona curfew till August 30.
According to the data released by the Union Health Ministry, 30,948 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours. Out of which 10,402 new cases were reported from Kerala. The highest number of cases in Kerala were reported from Malappuram district. In the last 24 hours, 1,577 new cases were reported from Malappuram district. Apart from this, 1,376 patients were found in Kozhikode and 1,133 in Palakkad. During the last 24 hours, a total of 66 deaths occurred due to this epidemic across the state.
Maharashtra has reported the highest number of cases after Kerala in the last 24 hours. On Sunday, 4,141 new cases of corona were reported from Maharashtra. With the arrival of new cases, there have been 53,182 active cases in Maharashtra. In the last 24 hours, 145 people died in Maharashtra due to this epidemic. In the same period, a total of 4780 people were cured of the corona epidemic. Maharashtra currently has a mortality rate of 2.11 per cent.
Despite the decreasing cases of corona, the Haryana government has decided to extend the corona lockdown for 15 days. However, the exemption given earlier has been allowed to continue. During this, restaurants, bars, malls, clubhouses and shops can be opened. The Haryana government has extended the lockdown till September 6 under the ‘Pandemic Alert Safe Haryana’. The notice issued by the Haryana government on Sunday also asked the vice-chancellors of the state universities to draw up a plan for reopening the universities.
At the same time, Goa has also extended till August 30. corona Curfew has been extended. Casinos, auditoriums, community halls, water parks, spas, massage parlors will not be opened during this period. Cinema halls have been allowed to open with 50 percent capacity. Apart from this, bars and restaurants can also be opened with 50 percent capacity. However, restrictions on essential services such as means of transport have not been imposed.