Published: Mon, August 10, 2020

Coronavirus India Cases Cross 22 Lakhs

Coronavirus India Cases Cross 22 Lakhs

The Ministry data further mentions that India's COVID-19 recoveries have crossed the historic peak of 15 lakh on Monday, more than twice the active cases.

In addition to it, five new positive cases have been reported in Dharavi area of Mumbai on Sunday, taking the total number of cases to 2,617 including 88 active cases, as per the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

Coronavirus cases in the country have reached 22,15,075 after 62,064 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours.

India saw the highest-ever jump in the COVID -19 infection with 8,237 cases recorded in a day when the country was on its last day of lockdown and the central and the state government both were about two starts the unlock process to run the economy out there. It said that the COVID-19 infection still remains concentrated in 10 States that contribute more than 80 per cent of the new cases. Maharashtra reported 12,248 new cases, again the second highest count after Saturday's numbers (12,822). 7,19,364 tests were done in the last 24 hours. There are 6 lakh 34 thousand 945 active cases of the coronavirus disease. The total number of tests now stand at 2,41,06,535.

With a total of 20.88 lakh cases reported so far, India is third on the list of countries with the most number of cases.

The ministry said the number of single-day tests has been growing exponentially and India has been testing over six lakh samples daily for several days. The death toll is seeing a 15 percent jump compared to its previous week. Karnataka reported 5,985 fresh Covid-19 cases and 107 deaths due to the infection, with its capital accounting for 1,948 cases and 22 deaths.

All the cases of local transmission were in the northwestern region of Xinjiang, whose main city Urumqi is the center of China's latest outbreak. Total number of cases at 24,897 including 7,422 active cases, 17,003 recoveries and 472 deaths, according to the J-K administration.

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