Mumbai: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Friday that India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the figure of 10,00,000 and issued a warning that by August 10, more than 20,00,000 people in the country could be infected.
He called upon the government to take concrete steps to control the epidemic.
Gandhi marked his earlier tweet from July 14 that stated: “This week the figure will cross 10,00,000 in our country.”
“The tally has crossed 10,00,000 mark. If COVID-19 continues to spread at the same speed, by August 10, more than 20,00,000 people will be infected in the country. The government must take concrete, planned steps to stop the epidemic,” he tweeted today.
10,00,000 का आँकड़ा पार हो गया।
इसी तेज़ी से #COVID19 फैला तो 10 अगस्त तक देश में 20,00,000 से ज़्यादा संक्रमित होंगे।
सरकार को महामारी रोकने के लिए ठोस, नियोजित कदम उठाने चाहिए। https://t.co/fMxijUM28r
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) July 17, 2020
India’s COVID-19 rally reached 9,68,876 on Thursday, with the highest single-day spike of 32,695 cases and 606 deaths reported to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday.
The total number of COVID-19 cases includes 3,31,146 active cases, 6,12,815 cured/discharged/and 24,915 deaths.