The number of people infected with a new coronavirus infection in India has exceeded three million. This is evidenced by data from the Johns Hopkins University project, published on the website.
Infection was confirmed in 3.04 million people. 56.7 thousand people died. Doctors and patients across the country complain of a lack of beds, medical equipment and protective equipment.
India is the third country in the world to record several million cases of infection. In the US, this number exceeded 5.7 million, in Brazil-3.6 million.
The spread of infection in India is extremely fast, every day more than 65 thousand new infected people are found in the country. This figure is higher than that of the United States and Brazil combined, writes BloombergQuint. Since August 7, in just over two weeks, the number of infected people in the country has increased by one million.
According to the Johns Hopkins University project, there are 23.2 million cases of COVID-19 infection worldwide. 804.6 thousand people died and 14.9 million recovered.
Coronavirus infection is transmitted through small drops that are released from the patient’s nose or mouth and settle on surrounding objects. Who recommends keeping a distance of more than a meter from other people, regularly washing or disinfecting your hands, and not touching your mouth, nose, or eyes. Use a mask in public places and public transport.