Photos: India’s Covid-19 tally at 9.22 million; spike adds 44,376 cases

UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 06:17 PM IST
A surveyor checks the blood oxygen levels of a woman during a door to door Covid-19 survey in New Delhi on November 24. India latest spike of 44,376 cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) over the past 24 hours has taken the country’s infection tally past 9.22 million, figures from the Union Health Ministry showed on November 25. (Ajay Aggarwal /HT Photo)
Students wearing face masks return to school as they reopen after the lockdown, in Pune on November 23. India appears at a crossroads after bringing down infections since mid-September, with some states finally reopening educational institutions over recent days in an ebbing post-lockdown revival while others mull curbs on movement as winter sets in and infections appear rising in pockets. (Ravindra Joshi / HT Photo)
A woman walks under an umbrella during heavy rains as cyclone Nivar approaches the eastern Indian coast, in Chennai on November 24. After remaining below 39,000 for three days last week, daily COvid-19 cases again soared past 40,000 daily and have been on the rise since, HT reported. (Arun Sankar / AFP)
A health worker collects a swab sample from a police personnel to test for coronavirus infection at the Delhi-Ghaziabad border on November 20. India’s recovery rate meanwhile stands at 93.72%. This comes at a time when three manufacturers have claimed success in mass testing of their vaccine candidates, raising hope that the world is closer to finding protection against Covid-19. (Amal KS / HT Photo)
Passengers queue at a platform for Covid-19 screening after arriving from New Delhi at the railway station in Mumbai on November 25. As part of renewed stringency, some states have enforced mandatory tests on inter-state commuters from Delhi which is currently in going through its third wave of infections. Uttarakhand joined states like Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh in mandating this measure on November 25. (Punit Paranjpe / AFP)
A health worker sorts samples obtained from passengers for the Covid-19 tests at Bandra Terminus Railway Station in Mumbai on November 25. India’s active caseload has shot up to 4,44,746, after an increase of 6,079 cases from November 24. It has however remained below the five lakh mark for the 15th consecutive day now, and accounts for 4.82% of the total cases, Health Ministry data stated. (Kunal Patil / PTI)
A person inquires at an OPD running in a garage at a hospital in Jaipur on November 23. The night curfew has also made a comeback amid apprehensions of a second wave. Punjab on November 25 became the latest state to announce a night curfew and doubled fines for not wearing masks or following social distancing norms. Punjab joins Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat where night curfews have been selectively placed. (Himanshu Vyas / HT Photo)
A boy wearing face mask walks past a mural on novel coronavirus and protective measures, in New Delhi on November 24. A little over 74% of the 481 case fatalities reported in the past 24 hours are concentrated in ten states and UTs, according to the Health Ministry. Delhi with 109 deaths reported the maximum number of new fatalities. The case fatality rate from the disease in India stands at 1.46%. (Manvender Vashist / PTI)

A surveyor checks the blood oxygen levels of a woman during a door to door Covid-19 survey in New Delhi on November 24. India latest spike of 44,376 cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) over the past 24 hours has taken the country’s infection tally past 9.22 million, figures from the Union Health Ministry showed on November 25. (Ajay Aggarwal /HT Photo)

Students wearing face masks return to school as they reopen after the lockdown, in Pune on November 23. India appears at a crossroads after bringing down infections since mid-September, with some states finally reopening educational institutions over recent days in an ebbing post-lockdown revival while others mull curbs on movement as winter sets in and infections appear rising in pockets. (Ravindra Joshi / HT Photo)

A woman walks under an umbrella during heavy rains as cyclone Nivar approaches the eastern Indian coast, in Chennai on November 24. After remaining below 39,000 for three days last week, daily COvid-19 cases again soared past 40,000 daily and have been on the rise since, HT reported. (Arun Sankar / AFP)

A health worker collects a swab sample from a police personnel to test for coronavirus infection at the Delhi-Ghaziabad border on November 20. India’s recovery rate meanwhile stands at 93.72%. This comes at a time when three manufacturers have claimed success in mass testing of their vaccine candidates, raising hope that the world is closer to finding protection against Covid-19. (Amal KS / HT Photo)

Passengers queue at a platform for Covid-19 screening after arriving from New Delhi at the railway station in Mumbai on November 25. As part of renewed stringency, some states have enforced mandatory tests on inter-state commuters from Delhi which is currently in going through its third wave of infections. Uttarakhand joined states like Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh in mandating this measure on November 25. (Punit Paranjpe / AFP)

A health worker sorts samples obtained from passengers for the Covid-19 tests at Bandra Terminus Railway Station in Mumbai on November 25. India’s active caseload has shot up to 4,44,746, after an increase of 6,079 cases from November 24. It has however remained below the five lakh mark for the 15th consecutive day now, and accounts for 4.82% of the total cases, Health Ministry data stated. (Kunal Patil / PTI)

A person inquires at an OPD running in a garage at a hospital in Jaipur on November 23. The night curfew has also made a comeback amid apprehensions of a second wave. Punjab on November 25 became the latest state to announce a night curfew and doubled fines for not wearing masks or following social distancing norms. Punjab joins Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat where night curfews have been selectively placed. (Himanshu Vyas / HT Photo)

A boy wearing face mask walks past a mural on novel coronavirus and protective measures, in New Delhi on November 24. A little over 74% of the 481 case fatalities reported in the past 24 hours are concentrated in ten states and UTs, according to the Health Ministry. Delhi with 109 deaths reported the maximum number of new fatalities. The case fatality rate from the disease in India stands at 1.46%. (Manvender Vashist / PTI)

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India's Covid-19 caseload has gone past 9.2 million with 44,376 new cases reported over the previous 24 hours, while the number of recoveries surged to 8.6 million, the Union Health Ministry said on November 25. The onset of winter has also coincided with a third wave of infections in the capital Delhi, raising alarm in neighbouring states. This comes against the backdrop of apprehensions of a second wave of infections nationally and states moving to arrest any signs of cases rising with localized measures such as night curfews, mandatory testing on select groups or increased fines for violations.

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