NEW DELHI: Sharing the chart of Covid-19 cases in all the 4 lockdowns, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday targeted the Union government for mismanagement of the coronavirus crisis. Rahul said, doing same thing again and again is insanity.
Sharing a quote in a tweet, Rahul Gandhi said, "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."
”Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” - Anonymous https://t.co/tdkS3dK8qm— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) 1592018746000
The coronavirus cases in India have crossed the 3 lakh-mark with positive cases increasing daily.
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Earlier on Friday, Rahul Gandhi had tweeted: "India is firmly on its way to winning the wrong race."
"A horrific tragedy, resulting from a lethal blend of arrogance and incompetence," he added.
With a record single-day spike of cases, India's Covid-19 cases crossed 3 lakh-mark on Saturday, to 3,08,993.
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Ten days after recording two lakh COVID-19 cases, India surpassed the three lakh-mark on Saturday with the worst daily spike of 11,458 infections, while the death toll too climbed to 8,884 with 386 new fatalities, the Union health ministry said.
India took 64 days to cross the 1 lakh-mark from 100 cases, then in another fortnight it reached the grim milestone of two lakh cases. It has now become the fourth worst-hit nation by the pandemic with a caseload of 3,08,993, according to coronavirus statistics website Worldometer.
However, the Health Ministry said on Friday the doubling time of coronavirus cases has improved to 17.4 days from 15.4 days. And its data updated at 8 am on Saturday showed active cases at 1,45,779 and those who have recovered at 1,54,329; one patient has migrated.
"Thus, around 49.9 per cent patients have recovered so far," a ministry official said.
The total number of confirmed cases include foreigners.