India reports 276,110 new cases, as nearly two-thirds of those tested show exposure to COVID-19, according to a chain of private laboratories, APA reports citing Journal Beat.
India has reported 276,110 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, while deaths increased by 3,874, as nearly two-thirds of people tested showed exposure to COVID-19, a chain of private laboratories said, indicating a spread. out of control of the virus.
The South Asian nation’s infection count stands at 25.77 million, with a death toll of 287,122, data from the Health Ministry showed on Thursday.
For months, India has been hit hard by the pandemic, with a new variant discovered there causing an increase of more than 400,000 new infections per day.
And with hospitals and crematoria overwhelmed and the healthcare system overwhelmed, it is widely accepted that official figures vastly underestimate the true effect of the epidemic, with some experts saying infections and deaths could be five to ten times higher. .
There is a fear that the new highly infectious variant is out of control and that many cases will go unreported due to a lack of evidence, particularly in the vast field.