India reached a few thousand cases on Monday 20 million corona virus infections since the onset of the epidemic, In one day it recorded 368,147 new positives and 3,417 deaths.
These new figures represent a small drop for the second day in a row The country crossed the 400,000 positive mark for the first time on Saturday. According to the Indian Ministry of Health, the number of infections has risen to 19.9 million.
The 3,417 new deaths recorded in the last 24 hours bring the total death toll to 218,959, an official figure that may actually be higher than many experts say.
This is the death toll Although this country has a population of about 1,350 million, this represents a small decrease compared to the data recorded yesterday Continues to report the highest death toll on the planet.
The second most affected country in the world by an epidemic, behind the United States (32.4 million), Drowning in a second wave of unconsciousness keeps its health system within range, With lack of oxygen and beds in big cities like New Delhi.
In the vaccine campaign the Asian country is finding a better way out of this health crisis, in particular After the new phase started last weekend, the beneficiaries were extended to everyone over the age of 18, Although some regions have reported that populations in this age range have not yet begun to be vaccinated due to lack of dosage, compared to those under 45 years of age.
Slow vaccination rate
The vaccination rate has been slow since the vaccine campaign began in January About 157 million levels have been managed so far.
In the last 24 hours, the country has issued just 1.2 million vaccines, one of the lowest in recent weeks.
Meanwhile, more than 40 countries have begun sending aid to India to help fight the epidemic. Oxygen deprived complex condition In hospitals or pharmacies to treat the most serious patients.
Lack of oxygen
The British government announced this Sunday Sending 1,000 ventilators to hospitals in India to help improve health response To the acute wave of corona virus infection that the country is experiencing.
In addition to the 200 breathing apparatus, 495 oxygen concentrators and three oxygen generators sent by the UK last week, that new module is helping.
In a statement, the British executive today announced its medical adviser Chris Witty and its scientific adviser Patrick Valens, Health officials in India have been contacted to “provide advice” In the fight against SARS-CoV-2.
“The horrific films we have seen in India in recent weeks are even more important Due to the close and deep connection between the people of England and India, “said British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
“I am deeply pleased with the support given to Indians by British citizens and am glad that the UK Government has been able to play a role. Providing assistance to save lives “, Added.
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