India reported a brand new file surge this morning in coronavirus instances with greater than 57,118 contemporary infections within the final 24 hours, taking the overall variety of instances to 16,95,988. The nation additionally witnessed 764 COVID-19 associated deaths within the final 24 hours, the Union Well being Ministry mentioned. The entire fatalities due tothe virus now stand at 36,511.
The nation’s Covid tally had crossed the 16 lakh-mark simply three days after crossing the 15 lakh infections. Greater than 10.94 lakh sufferers have recovered; the restoration fee stood at 64.52 per cent this morning.
It took 183 days for India to cross 16 lakh coronavirus instances. Kerala had reported the nation’s first COVID-19 affected person on January 30. India crossed the one lakh-mark in Covid instances 110 days later.
Greater than 60 per cent of complete instances within the nation and over 50 per cent of complete deaths have been recorded in July. The huge surge was reported after the federal government eased one of many world’s strictest shutdowns, introduced in March to sluggish the unfold of infections. A number of states had later reversed the relaxations.
India has examined a complete of 1,93,58,659 samples up to now. The positivity fee – proportion of sufferers who’ve examined optimistic for coronavirus – stood at 10.86 per cent this morning. The nation has a inhabitants of about 130 crores and a affected person could be examined greater than as soon as until he recovers.