- India, with over 9 lakh infections, is the third worst-hit country in the world
- Several states have reimposed lockdowns to curb the spread of COVID-19
New Delhi: This is the third consecutive day when India has recorded over 28,000 new cases of novel coronavirus in a daily count. The nation has crossed the mark of 9 lakh on Tuesday Morning, as per the health ministry data. Currently, India is the third worst-hit country in the world after the United States (3,363,056) and Brazil (1,884,967).
India, as a whole, has recorded a 63% recovery rate. There are more than 10 states in the country that have reported a recovery rate over 70%. Out of 10 such states, 5 states have reported 75% recovery rate.This was the third day in a row for over 19,000 patients to get cured of the virus. So far, 5,71,460 patients have been discharged after recovery.
Of the 28,498 new cases, Maharashtra recorded the highest number of cases with nearly 6500 caseloads. The spread of coronavirus doesn’t seem to take backseat in the areas of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
The death toll in India reached 23,727. The states recorded 553 fatalities in last 24 hours. Out of 519, Maharashtra alone accounted for 193 deaths where as Karnataka recorded 73 fatalities.
TOP 5 STATES WITH HIGHEST NUMBER OF DAILY CASES
|STATES/UTs||NEW CASES||NEW DEATHS|
Several states have reimposed lockdowns to curb the spread of covid 19 . the states powering india’s cases includes Maharashtra, delhi, tamil nadu, Karnataka and Telangana.
There has been an impressive improvement in the Coronavirus situation in Delhi in the last two weeks. After reporting more than 3500 for a week, on Sunday, Delhi reported less than 1000 new cases for the first time this has happened since June 1.
Meanwhile, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) ramped up the testing capacity for detecting the novel coronavirus in the country. “At least 2,86,247 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. The total number of samples tested thus far is 1.20 crore,” ICMR said.
As global cases of the novel coronavirus crossed the 13 million mark and over 572,000 people have died from the virus worldwide. On Monday, The head of the World Health Organization has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic is worsening globally and things won’t return to “the old normal” for some time. Director Tedros Adhanom Ghedreyesus said the spread of the disease was worsening in many countries and “there will no return to the old normal for the foreseeable future”.
State-wise covid19 status
|S. No.||Name of State / UT||Total Confirmed cases||Deaths||Discharged|
|16||Jammu and Kashmir||10827||187||6095|
|30||Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||495||1||268|
|35||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||166||0||109|