In just 24 hours, India has recorded 581 deaths and 41, 806 new COVID-19 cases

New Delhi: In the previous 24 hours, India has recorded 41,806 new COVID-19 cases and 581 deaths, according to the Union Health Ministry (July 15, 2021). The number of active coronavirus infections in India has risen to 4,32,041.

The overall number of coronavirus cases in India has now risen to 3,09,87,880, with 4,11,989 people succumbing to the virus. In the country, a total of 3,01,43,850 people have recovered from COVID-19 infections, with 39,130 people recovering on Thursday.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 438,011,958 samples have been tested for the Covid-19 illness, with 1,943,488 samples analysed in the last 24 hours.

In a letter to all states and union territories on Wednesday (July 14, 2021), the Union Home Ministry stated that blatant violations of COVID-19 norms had been observed in several parts of the country, including hill stations, and asked the concerned authorities to ensure compliance with the laid down guidelines.

Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla signed the letter. Bhalla wrote in the letter that COVID-friendly behaviour is not being followed in public spaces because large crowds pack marketplaces, breaking social distance rules. Bhalla emphasised that the subsequent increase in the “R”-factor (reproduction number) in some states is a cause for concern.

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