On Friday, India recorded the highest number of coronavirus cases in 24 hours. The total coronavirus infected numbers reach to 12,87,945 with almost 50,000 fresh COVID-19 cases. The death toll in India due to the coronavirus reaches to more than 30,000 as per the data revealed by the Union Health Ministry.
Moreover, India’s recovery rate stands at 63.45 per-cent with as many as 8,17,209 cured of the COVID-19. The number of recovery patients is twice the number of active patients. Total active patients number accounts to 4,40,135.
India recorded 49,310 fresh Covid-19 cases with 740 fresh deaths, the overall toll reached 30,601. But the recovery rate stood at 63.45 per cent with as many as 8,17,209 cured, which is almost twice the number of active patients at 4,40,135.
In the global COVID-19 infected numbers ranking, India stood at the 3rd position. On Monday, India crossed the 11 lakh number of COVID-19 patients. Now, India needs only 13,000 COVID-19 cases to cross the 13 lakh mark.
The highest spike in cases was reported from Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat. Maharashtra remained the worst-hit state, with 3,47,502 cases and 12,854 fatalities, followed by Tamil Nadu with total 1,92,964 cases, and 3,232 deaths. Karnataka, the new hotspot state, crossed 80,000 cases.
Gujarat has 52,477 cases, Uttar Pradesh (58,104), Rajasthan (33,220), Madhya Pradesh (25,474), West Bengal (51,757), Haryana (28,975), Andhra Pradesh (72,711), Telangana (50,826), Assam (28,791), Jammu and Kashmir (16,429), Kerala (16,110), Odisha (21,099) and Bihar (31,980).
The total number of global coronavirus cases has topped 15.4 million, while the deaths have increased to over 6,31,000, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Recently a study conducted in South Korea founded that people are contracting the coronavirus from within their own households rather than contracting from outsiders.
A study published in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on July 16 looked in detail at 5,706 “index patients” who had tested positive for the coronavirus and more than 59,000 people who came into contact with them.