India COVID19 Updates: Largest single day jump in cases, the 5 states with highest number of cases and Unlock 3.0

The counts of COVID 19 positive cases reaching 17,208,348 confirmed cases worldwide and 6,67,084 people died from it. Now people are clear that this virus spread is not going to stop any time soon. The countdown for the vaccine is still ticking and we can not see it ready for usage anytime soon is making people more worried and anxious.

India is in the top three countries worst by this pandemic after America and Brazil.


On Thursday India reached its maximum of more than 50,000 cases in one single day of COVID19 positive cases. This is the highest jump in cases until now. The 775 people have also died in the last 24 hours. The one-day spike is the highest and making the citizens more concerned about the spread.

To this date, India has more than 15 Lakh cases of coronavirus, and 34,968 lost their lives to it and more than 10 Lakh patients of this virus got recovered also.

Which top 5 states are badly struck by the virus?

In India, the most number of cases is a mixed contribution of the top 5 states. These top states are alone carrying the highest load of Covid19 positive cases in India.

Tamil Nadu2,27,6883,3551,66,9563,659
Andhra Pradesh1,10,2972,23352,6221,148
Credit: Google News News The statistics for top 5 states having the highest number of cases

The top 5 states alone carry more than half of the total cases all over India. Most of the cases are from the capital cities these states like Bombay, Bangalore, and Chennai. The big cities like Pune, Indore, Ahmadabad, Kolkata are also affected by the virus.

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Lockdown Extensions in which states?

According to the new guidelines the Unlock 3.0 guidelines: The government on Wednesday, allowing gymnasiums and yoga institutes to function from August 5 and revoking night curfew even as all other activities banned earlier continue to remain prohibited.

The metro rail, cinema halls, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, bars, auditoriums, assembly halls, and similar places shall prohibit the operation. The guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs have said that Schools and colleges too shall remain shut till August 31.

Also the social/ political/ sports/ entertainment/ academic/ cultural/ religious functions and other large congregations shall also not be allowed to operate.


The Maharashtra government on Wednesday night extended the lockdown till 31 August. Under this lockdown guideline, the malls and shopping complexes without theatre, food courts, and cinema halls can remain open from 5th August between 9 am to 7 pm. Also in contrast to the central government, the gymnasiums in Maharashtra will not be operational.

Tamil Nadu

This state extends lockdown till 31st August but with more relaxations, now all private companies and other business organizations can now be operational with 75% attendance of the workforce, up from 50 % earlier.

The Hotels and tea shops will be allowed to accommodate up to 50 % of their seating capacity between 6 am to 7 pm.

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