In India, serious violations of Corona SOPs are being committed during the religious festival Kumbh Mela. And election activities, which has resulted in 217,353 new cases in a single day.
According to Indian media, despite the corona vaccination campaign, the record of new corona cases has been broken 8 times a day in the last nine days. In 24 hours, 217,353 new cases came to light, breaking all previous records.
Reasons for a hike in cases
One of the reasons for the sharp rise in corona cases on a daily basis is the holding of the Kumbh Mela. A religious festival in Uttarakhand, in which more than 2.5 million people have dipped into the Ganges. Furthermore, keeping Corona precautions at bay.
Another reason for the rapid increase in the spread of the corona epidemic is the election activities in Bengal. Which are holding rallies and meetings in which social distances are not taken into account.
In India, too, a new strain of covid-19 is emerging in the UK and South Africa. Which is more contagious and dangerous. The number of people infected with the coronavirus has risen to 14.5 million. While the death toll has risen to 175,000.
Despite the Corona epidemic in India, about 2.5 million pilgrims attended the Kumbh Mela, bringing the number of new Corona cases to more than 184,000 in a single day.
According to Indian media, more than 2.5 million people have so far completed their religious rites by dipping into the Ganges at the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. The festival will last for two months and police have failed to implement SO Monday.
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During the Kumbh Mela, which started two days ago in blatant violation of the Corona SOPs. Millions of people are diving into the Ganges without wearing masks and without caring about social distance.
On the very next day of Kumbh Mela, 168,000 new cases of Corona were reported across the country. Which was a record. However, the number of cases increased today and in 24 hours, the number of new cases exceeded 184,000.
The number of people infected with the coronavirus in India has crossed 13.6 million. While the number of deaths due to this deadly virus has reached 171,000. Making India Became the second-largest infected country with the corona in the world after the United States.