India's death toll from the coronavirus pandemic surpassed 20,000 on Tuesday and case numbers surged as the south Asian nation pushed ahead with relaxations to its nearly two-month lockdown amid grim economic forecasts.
During the last 24 hours, a total of 15,350 Covid-19 patients have been cured, the ministry said. The total number of COVID-19 cases has risen to 211987 with 9,026 fatalities. Maharashtra is followed by Tamil Nadu and Delhi which have reported over one lakh coronavirus cases each. Total number of cases stands at 1,00,823 including 72,088 recovered/discharged/migrated and 25,620 active cases.
Till a couple of days ago, only over 10 million COVID-19 samples could be tested across the country with a population of over 1.38 billion. The clampdown came after hundreds of new cases were reported across the state, which had been praised for its action to curtail the pandemic.
The United Kingdom has 651.4 COVID-19 related deaths per million population, while the metric for Spain, Italy, France, the USA, Peru, Brazil and Mexico is 607.1, 576.6, 456.7, 391.0, 315.8, 302.3 and 235.5 deaths, respectively, the World Health Organization report said. While 8,920 have recovered and 239 deaths have been reported.
With this, only the United States (28.8 lakh) and Brazil (16.03 lakh) have more cases than India now, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
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"Thus, around 61.13% of patients have recovered so far", an official said.
The graph depicts case doubling time in countries with over 2 lakh infections on three dates - May 7, June 7 and July 7.
The testing lab network continues to expand with more number of labs being added in various states/lUTs.
The national capital recorded 63 new fatalities on Sunday, a Delhi health Department bulletin said.