The epidemic has slowed down in many places in India, but the number of confirmed cases still exceeds 100,000
The Ministry of Health of India reported on the 5th that there were 120,529 new confirmed cases of new crown and 3380 new deaths in India in the past 24 hours. This is the lowest level of the number of newly confirmed cases in a single day in India in the past two months. The capital New Delhi and many other regions announced further relaxation of epidemic prevention measures.
As of the 5th, India has reported a total of more than 28.6 million confirmed cases of new crown and a total of more than 340,000 deaths. Approximately 1.7 million people are currently receiving treatment for infection with the new crown, a sharp drop from the 3.7 million at the peak in May.
New Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said at an online press conference on the 5th that the epidemic in New Delhi is slowly improving, and markets and shopping malls will be reopened. Single and even numbers will be operated in turn according to house numbers; office spaces will not exceed all people. Open for 50% of employees; New Delhi Metro will resume operation under limited number of people.
Kejriwal said that if the situation continues to improve, New Delhi will relax more restrictive measures. He said that New Delhi will increase its medical oxygen reserves to 420 tons and improve its ability to deal with the epidemic.
The city of New Delhi was blocked on April 19, and the blockade measures were extended several times. Construction and factory operations were resumed on May 31. Kejriwal urged people not to go out unless necessary, and said that the “unblocking” process in New Delhi would be very slow, and the government would evaluate the follow-up measures in a week based on the opinions of experts and the public.
The new crown epidemic in India deteriorated sharply in April this year, with more than 300,000 newly confirmed cases in a single day and more than 400,000 cases in early May. Strict epidemic prevention measures such as “closures” or curfews have been adopted in many places.
In the previously severely affected state of Maharashtra, western India, areas where the positive detection rate of the new crown virus is less than 5% can open shopping malls, movie theaters, restaurants and offices from the 7th.
In addition, according to Reuters, in Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state, 55 out of the 75 districts now only retain curfew measures; government departments and private companies in the western Gujarat state resume normal office operations on the 7th, and no longer have office staff. The upper limit of 50% of the number of people; the three regions of Odisha State in the east have gradually relaxed the blockade measures; the southern State of Tamil Nadu allows businesses to operate for a long time, and the upper limit of office numbers has also been raised to 30% of the total number of employees.
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