India's COVID-19 tally crosses 2 million with over 62,000 infections in biggest single-day jump
A total of 41,585 COVID-linked deaths have been recorded so far in India; 886 patients have died in the past 24 hours. The number of recoveries surged to 13.78 lakh.
India on Friday reported a record daily jump of 62,538 coronavirus infections -- taking the country's COVID-19 tally to nearly 2.03 million, the Union Health Ministry said. The current COVID-19 case tally stands at 2,027,074. Of those, 41,585 patients have died so far. At least 886 patients have died in the past 24 hours, while more than 1.3 million have recovered.
India's COVID-19 tally had crossed 19 lakh just two days back. It took 110 days for virus cases in the country to reach one lakh and 59 days more to cross the 10-lakh mark. Thereafter it took just 21 days more to go past 20 lakh. This was the ninth day in a row that the COVID-19 tally increased by more than 50,000.
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????Total #COVID19 Cases in India (as on August 7, 2020)
▶️67.62% Cured/Discharged/Migrated (1,378,105)
▶️30.31% Active cases (607,384)
▶️2.07% Deaths (41,585)
Total COVID-19 confirmed cases = Cured/Discharged/Migrated+Active cases+Deaths
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✅India's #COVID19 recovery rate improves to 67.62% as on August 7, 2020
????Steady improvement in India's COVID-19 recovery rate since #lockdown initiation on March 25, 2020#IndiaFightsCorona@ICMRDELHI
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The number of patients who recuperated from the disease surged to 13,78,105 on Friday taking the recovery rate to 67.62 per cent this morning.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a cumulative 2,27,88,393 samples have been tested for coronavirus infection up to August 6 with 6,39,042 being tested on Thursday.
India is the third nation to record more than 2 million cases of the novel coronavirus, behind the US and Brazil, as infections spread further to smaller towns and rural areas.