COVID-19 Updates: India Crosses 8 Lakh Cases


The total number of confirmed cases included foreigners. The rise in the number of coronavirus cases has gained pace significantly. There are 283,407 active cases and 515,386 coronavirus cases have been cured or discharged from the hospital. With this estimate, the country could achieve the grim mark of 10 lakh cases by the next Friday. In another six days, the total tally raced past the five-lakh mark. "We need the vaccine today, if we go by conventional methods to develop the vaccine and take two years then there is no use of it", scientist at ICMR Nivedita Gupta said.

From 2.82 per cent a month earlier, India's COVID-19 case fatality rate has declined to 2.72 per cent which is lower than that of many other countries, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday. Puducherry has recorded 1,151 COVID-19 cases, Nagaland 673, Chandigarh 523 and Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu together have reported 411 cases.

"The gap between active COVID-19 cases and recovered cases is progressively increasing in the country".

According to the data, out of a total of 8,20,916 cases, 5,15,385 patients have recovered while 2,83,407 remain active in the country. While in Japan, the threat of second wave of Covid-19 loomed as Tokyo detected 243 new cases of the coronavirus, surpassing 200 for a second day in a row and setting a new record. These states together account for 81% of all covid-related deaths in India so far.

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India's is reporting another record one-day spike in coronavirus cases, prompting some states to reimpose lockdowns in high-risk areas.

The number of COVID-19 cases has gone up to 25,911 in West Bengal, 23,814 in Andhra Pradesh, 22,563 in Rajasthan, 19,369 in Haryana and 16,341 in Madhya Pradesh. Briefing the media in New Delhi yesterday, the Health Ministry official said the final results of the sero-survey conducted by the ICMR in May, which focused on infections of mid-April is still under process.

Eight states, including Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Karnataka and Telangana, account for around 90 per cent of the active COVID-19 cases in the country and 80 per cent of the active cases have been reported from 49 districts, the Group of Ministers (GoM) on COVID-19 was informed on Thursday.