India has set a new record in the corona virus outbreak.
In the country that cannot fight the epidemic, 349 thousand 313 new Covid-19 cases have been detected in the last 24 hours. This number caused the country, which has the world record in the number of daily cases, to break its own record.
While the total number of cases in the country increased to 16 million 960 thousand 172, the loss of life caused by the corona virus was 192 thousand 311.
Making a statement regarding the epidemic situation in the country, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “After successfully defeating the first corona virus wave, our morale was high. However, now the corona virus has shocked the country. “Modi called the people to implement corona virus measures.
While the lack of equipment and especially oxygen shortage continues in hospitals, most hospitals in the country reported that they were unable to cope with the cases. In the city of Ghaziabad, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, the streets are filled with COVID-19 cases that receive oxygen in vehicles with tubes.
Prime Minister of the capital Delhi State Arvind Kejriwal extended the curfew, which was scheduled to expire on Monday, for another week. Kejriwal said, “The curfew is our last weapon in the fight against corona virus. However, with this, we can prevent the rapid rise of cases,” he said.