New Delhi: Covid-19 Third Wave: May has proved to be the deadliest month in the country since the knocking out of the Corona epidemic last year. The outbreak of the second wave of the Corona epidemic continues. Looking at the figures, it is found that since May 1, 95,390 people have died due to infection, which is 31.41 per cent of the total number of dead in the country since May.
According to the Union Health Ministry, a total of 2.67 crore people have been infected with the coronavirus so far in the country. Of these, 1.45 crore, 54.32 per cent of people have been infected after April 1.
79.89 lakh patients found in May
The Health Ministry data suggests that 79.89 lakh people have been infected in May, which is 30 per cent of the total infected since the pandemic broke out.
More people lost their lives in May than in April
According to data released by the Ministry of Health, as of Monday, 3,03,720 people died due to corona infection in the country. After Brazil, America, India has now become the third country where more than three lakh people have lost their lives due to the corona epidemic. The second wave of the epidemic has proved to be more deadly. Of the total deaths, only 46 per cent died in April and May. 1.40 lakh people have died in the country since April. There were 95,390 deaths in May alone. There were twice as many deaths in April as in May.
The number of dead reached 2 to 3 lakh in just 27 days
Let us know that the first death due to coronavirus in India occurred on March 12, 2020. The corona infection killed an elderly resident of Kalburgi in Karnataka. At the same time, on 2 October, the total number of deaths had crossed one lakh, while on April 28, it had reached two lakh. On Monday, the death toll from Corona reached over three lakh in the country. while there was a difference of 206 days between one lakh and two lakh corona deaths earlier. At the same time, it took just 27 days to reach two to three lakhs. This figure is very worrying.
The world’s largest vaccination campaign is going on in the country against the corona epidemic. Covid vaccination started with frontline workers on 16 January, but now the third phase is underway, with 18+ people being vaccinated.