India surpassed the margin with a record spike of 35000 new cases in the last 24 hours. With a new record every day, India is now standing on the third position in the world next to Brazil, who has just surpassed 2 million confirmed cases.
More than 25000 death and counting, India went for a strict lockdown in March to check the spike of the virus. However, due to the sudden lockdown, millions of poor migrated people suffered the most.
With Factories and Workplaces shut down, millions of people lost their job in a day, went to starvation, and forced to walk their way home by foot as there was no means of transport during the lockdown. More than 300 workers died due to the unplanned lockdown with starvation, suicide, exhaustion, road and rail accidents, police brutality, and denial of timely medical care within a month.
The lockdown also proved costly for the Indian Economy, which hits the rock bottom during the lockdown period. As a result, the Government took the decision to lift the lockdown in early June which triggered the rise of the Cases steeply.
Later on, the Central and State Government took drastic measures to help the workers by arranging trains and transport for them.
The lockdown also proved costly for the Indian Economy, which hits the rock-bottom during the lockdown period. As a result, the Government decided to lift the lockdown in early June, which triggered the rise of the Cases steeply.
There were a total of 1,90,648 confirmed cases from 1 Jan till 31 May. After the unlock from June, the cases have risen sharply to 445% within 1.5 months to 1 million. -Source covid19india.org
The uncontrollable Surge, with limited hospital beds, most of the affected states are now going to partial to full lockdown to check the virus spread again. Three States- Maharashtra, Delhi, Tamil Nadu are the contributors of the half of the confirmed cases in India. The experts are now concerned about the spread of the virus to the extreme part of the countryside where the experience to tackle the virus is next to none.
On Thursday, India announced for establishing an air bubble, or bilateral travel corridors, with some countries to allow international air travel.
“Under this arrangement airlines from the concerned countries will be able to operate flights from & to India along with Indian carriers,” said Hardeep Singh Puri, India’s minister for civil aviation. The countries that include The U.S., United Arab Emirates, Germany, and France.
With domestic carrier partially resumed in late May, International travel will only be permitted by the country’s national carrier, Air India.