India registers more than 70,000 cases in less than half a month
New Delhi : The rate of coronavirus infection spread is rising day by day and with this India has registered around 70,000 new COVID 19 infection cases in less than a month.
Around 6,500 cases were registered on Tuesday, taking the total toll of coronavirus cases in India to approximately 1,45,000.
The infection has been steadily rising in Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Delhi due to which there has been an 11 per cent increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in the last two days, according to Hindustan.
While first 70,000 cases came in 100 days, other 70,000 came in just 15 days.
It took 12 days for the infection to double in Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, 14 days in Delhi and just seven in Bihar.
India on Sunday overtook Iran to become the 10th biggest hotspot of the pathogen. If the cases keep increasing at this rate, the tally will cross 1.5 lakh in two days.
New Covid-19 cases dropped to zero for the first time on Saturday in China, the country where the pandemic originated, but surged in India and ravaged South America.
Death toll in India has also doubled in last 15 days. It has gone up by eight per cent in the last two days.