Coronavirus: India sees 35,000 COVID cases in a single day, touches one-million mark

India surpasses one million mark on total positive COVID-19 cases.

By Anoop Sai Bandi, July 17, 2020 12:49 IST

India now has the third-highest number of confirmed cases. After the U.S.’s close to 3.5 million and Brazil’s 1.97 million cases.
 
In India, the recovery rate being nearly 63.4%, but India’s test positivity rate has now reached nearly 8% and is rising.
 
'The total coronavirus cases in the country surged to 10,03,832, while death toll mounted to 25,602 with the highest number of 687 fatalities recorded in a day, the data updated at 8 a.m. on Friday showed.
 
A total of 22,942 people have recuperated in the past 24 hours, the highest number of recoveries in a day, taking the total number of recovered cases to 6,35,756, while there are 3,42,473 active COVID-19 cases presently.
 
Thus, around 63.33% of patients have recovered so far,” an official said. - PTI
 
The national helpline numbers are 1075, 1930, 1944 (dedicated to Northeast), 1800-112-545 and 011-23978046.
 
source: PTI
 

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