India becomes the third-worst COVID-19 affected country in the world after it’s surge 10 Lakh cases along with more than 25,000 causalities. Reportedly, in the last 24 hours, 22,942 patients were cured. Currently, the entire nation is keeping an eye on vaccines because that is the only hope to bring stability in the spike cases and causalities. There are more than twenty thousand COVD-19 cases reported in a single day nationally. Due to the huge spike in cases, it has created dreadful scenarios all over the nation. So far candidates are showing promising results and new treatments are helping patients recover faster.
According to the Union health ministry, 10 states account for 85% of the total active caseload. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal are the states which reported the highest number of active cases. On the other hand, in most of the states, the government has increased the rapid test and also claimed that the containment measures, including house-to-house surveys, perimeter control activities, contact tracing, and surveillance of containment zones. Subsequently, aggressive testing and timely diagnosis and effective clinical management of the moderate and severe cases have considerably increased chances of recovery.
After witnessing the increasing number of cases many states restrict the lockdown measures such as Goa government has announced ”Janata curfew” between 8 PM and 6 AM till August 10 and a complete lockdown for three days on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Pramod Sawant Chief Minister of Goa said “too many people were “stepping out to meet people at parties” and there was a low level of “awareness and sensitivity”.
The ICMR team is trying to keep the fatality rate low and focusing on an enhancement. Researchers are working to discover a vaccine as soon as possible. So far it has been revealed that by August end the vaccine will be prepared but no confirmation has been made by ICMR. In spite of imposed of 2 months lockdown India in the worst-hit list due to the COVID-19.