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Second wave of corona virus kills 646 doctors in the country: IMA

The Fact News Service
New Delhi, June 6
In the second wave of coronavirus in the country, 646 people have lost their lives. This information was given by the Indian Medical Association. Out of these 646, 109 doctors from Delhi lost their lives. This was followed by 97 deaths in Bihar. At the same time, 79 doctors died in Uttar Pradesh. This was followed by 43 in Rajasthan, 39 in Jharkhand, 37 in Gujarat, 35 in Andhra Pradesh, 34 in Telangana, 32 in Tamil Nadu, 30 in West Bengal, 23 in Maharashtra and 23 in Madhya Pradesh. According to the IMA, 748 doctors lost their lives during the first wave of the epidemic. The number of cases of corona virus in India is on the rise. In the country on Saturday, the lowest number of 1,20,529 new cases of Covid-19 came in a single day in almost two months, bringing the total number of infections to 2,86,94,879. As many as 3,380 more people died due to the infection, bringing the total death toll to 3,44,082 while the number of patients undergoing treatment was less than 20 lakh, according to figures released by the Union Health Ministry by 8 am. . The ministry said the number of new cases of daily infection was the lowest in 58 days. According to the data, the number of people cured of the disease has risen to 2,67,95,549 while the death rate is 1.19 per cent. The health ministry said 70 per cent of those who have died so far have had other illnesses. The ministry said on its website that its figures were being matched with those of the Medical Research Council of India (ICMR). On August 7 last year, the number of infected people in the country had reached 20 lakh, on August 23 30 lakh and on September 5 more than 40 lakh. The total number of infections on September 16 crossed 50 lakh, on September 28 60 lakh, on October 11 70 lakh, on October 29 80 lakh and on November 20 90 lakh. On December 19, these cases crossed one crore in the country and on May 4, these cases crossed two crore.

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