New Delhi. In the third wave of corona virus, the number of infected is increasing and the rate of infection is also increasing rapidly. On Sunday, the infection rate in the country increased to 10.21 percent, which was less than one percent a month ago. In the capital Delhi, the rate of infection increased to 24 percent on Sunday. At the time of the peak of the second wave, the infection rate in Delhi was 34 percent. The third wave also seems to be moving in the same direction. The rate of infection in the country’s financial capital Mumbai has already exceeded 20 percent. The weekly rate of corona infection has also increased to 6.77 percent.
However, till the writing of the news on Sunday, close to one lakh 70 thousand new cases were found in the whole country. In Maharashtra, the most infected state, 44,388 new cases were found on Sunday, while 41,434 new cases were found on Saturday. 12 people also died in the state. However, the number of infected in the state capital Mumbai on Sunday was slightly less than on Saturday. 19,474 new cases were found in Mumbai on Sunday. There was a record increase in the number of patients in the election state of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. 7,695 new patients were found in the state. A day earlier on Saturday, 6,411 patients were found.
In the country’s capital Delhi, the number of infected people found in 24 hours reached above 22 thousand. On Sunday, 22,751 new cases were found in Delhi, the infection rate reached close to 24 percent. After about eight months, such a large number of infected have been found in the state and the rate of infection has gone so high. In the last 24 hours, 17 patients died in the capital. So many patients died in the last three months of last year.
12 thousand new cases were found in Karnataka on Sunday, out of which more than nine thousand cases were from Bengaluru. In West Bengal, 18,802 new cases were found in 24 hours, while 18,213 patients were found on Friday. On Sunday, 6,238 new cases were found in Kerala and 30 patients died. On Sunday, 3,922 new patients were found in Punjab and nine patients died. 12,895 new patients were found in Tamil Nadu and 12 patients died.
In West Bengal, 24,287 new cases were found in 24 hours and 18 patients died. The infection rate in the state has reached 34 percent. On Sunday, 6,275 new patients were found in Gujarat. 5,660 new cases were found in Rajasthan and one patient died. In the second election state of Uttarakhand, the number of new patients stood at 1,413 on Sunday. For the third consecutive day on Saturday, more than one lakh active cases increased and the number of active cases reached close to seven and a half lakhs.