Banglahunt Desk: The number of corona viruses in the country reached 50,000 on Wednesday. Four months ago, the first Kerala corona was found. In the last three days, about 10,000 people in the country have been diagnosed with corona infection. The total number of corona cases in the country is now 50,545, most of them in Maharashtra. So far, more than 14,000 people have recovered and more than 1,750 have died. Currently, there are 18,658 cases of corona virus in Maharashtra, of which 1,233 cases were detected on Wednesday. Most of the total victims in Maharashtra are from Mumbai, where 10,614 are infected with corona.
Maharashtra tops the list of states in terms of number of victims and deaths. The number of victims there is 16,758. Of these, 1,233 have been diagnosed with the virus today. The commercial city of Mumbai has become the 'Corona Hub' in Maharashtra. There alone 10,714 people have been infected with corona.
The deadly virus spread to the Chinese city of Wuhan last December, took the form of an epidemic in March and arrived in India in January. On January 30, the first corona was found in Kerala. The victim was a student at Wuhan University. The number of corona cases in the country continued to rise in March, with one state after another announcing lockdowns before the Center issued a lockdown on March 25.
The lockdown was extended in two steps, the first on April 14, and the next on May 3. The current lockdown lasts until May 18. However, in some cases, concessions have been made on behalf of some states. Telangana on Tuesday announced an extension of the lockdown till May 29.
Gujarat ranks second in terms of the number of victims. At least 6,200 people in the state have been infected with corona so far. Then there is the capital Delhi. There are at least 5,000 people infected with corona. Delhi is followed by Tamil Nadu.
The economic downturn in the country has been disrupted due to the lockdown, the country's industrial production is due to the lockdown. The government and several non-governmental organizations have announced pay cuts for workers. Fields such as airlines have announced unpaid leave or layoffs. Due to the lockdown, many migrant workers have been forced to go on hunger strike.