Coronavirus June 11 Latest News: Is India witnessing yet another wave of Covid infections? The data from last 72 hours suggest that the surge is going to continue for the time being. On Saturday, the daily case count breached the 8,000-mark with 8,329 new infections being detected in the last 24 hours, the government data says. As the country sees massive jump in cases, here are top pandemic-related news that you should know:
1: India’s active case count has gone beyond 40,000-mark. The health ministry’s data says that India has 40,370 active Covid-19 cases as of June 11. The daily positivity rate has gone up to 2.41 per cent, the data says.
2: Amid the new surge, experts say that the only silver lining is a relatively low rate of corona fatalities. The official records say that 10 Covid deaths were recorded across India in the span of single day.
3: Meanwhile, repeating the past precedents, all major metros in India are witnessing a silent spike in the rate of hospitalisations, latest data says. Situation is comparatively serious in cities such as Mumbai and Chennai.
4: On other related development, Karnataka has decided to bring back the mask mandate. The current order states that it would be mandatory for people to wear face masks in public places. Fresh numbers say that Karnataka has registered over 500 new Covid-19 infections.
In overseas update, the US has announced that beginning form tomorrow , no international flyer would be required to take Covid test 24 hour before the departure time. Germany has also decided to end all Covid restrictions related to international travelers. Canada will also now end random Covid testing.