5 May 2021: India’s COVID-19 Infection Transcends 20 Million, Cases in the World Reaches 153 Million
Windowofworld.com – The number of COVID-19 cases in India has reached 20 million. This number has increased rapidly compared to early April when the cases were still in the range of 15 million.
The total number of COVID-19 cases in India is the second highest in the world after the United States. Most cases are in the state of Maharashtra with 4.7 million cases.
The following is a list of countries with the top five cases based on data from Johns Hopkins University, Wednesday (5/5/2021):
1. United States: 32.5 million
2. India: 20.2 million
3. Brazil: 14.8 million
4. France: 5.7 million
5. Turkey: 4.9 million
Russia is sixth with 4.7 million cases, then there is Britain with 4.4 million cases.
In Southeast Asia, Indonesia is still number one with 1.6 million cases, followed by the Philippines with 1 million cases.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Saudi Arabia is 421 thousand. The plan is for the Saudis to allow their citizens to go abroad on 17 May.
Meanwhile, cases of COVID-19 in China have been observed to be stable with 102 thousand infections.
Desperate, Indian Girl Gives Artificial Breath to Her Positive COVID-19 Mother
On the other hand, there was a moment when a child in India provided assistance for his mother who was exposed to COVID-19. The heartbreaking story took place in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday May 1, 2021.
In one heartbreaking incident, a woman at Bahraich UP tried to resuscitate her dying mother by giving her mouth an artificial breath but was unable to save her life.
The sad video that went viral shows a woman in the emergency ward of the Bahraich District Hospital risking her own life to save her mother.
Emergency Medical Officer Ahtisam Ali said the woman had arrived at the hospital “breathless”.
As for the head of Maharaj Hospital Suheldev AK Sahni said the family said their mother was “dying in bed”.
After seeing her mother gasping for breath at the absence of oxygen, the woman tried to give her mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, but was unsuccessful.
Unfortunately, as reported by India.com, when a team of doctors came to examine her, the woman died. AK Sahni denied that the unidentified woman died due to lack of oxygen.
“The daughter of the deceased did mouth breathing because they were very worried,” he said.