India Reports more than 40,000 cases in the Biggest Surge for the Country as Catastrophe Ensues : Global Update

by Tiago Decker

The situation for the ongoing pandemic has been grim throughout the world especially in the United States where the total number of cases have surpassed more than 3 million infections with more than 140,000 cases. Hong-Kong reported more than 100 cases of the virus where infections are growing rampant where authorities are mulling an extension which forces authorities to wear masks and follow various social restrictions.

India currently ranks as the third worst hit country in the world after United States and Brazil where the current number of cases stand at 1,118,107 infections. The total number of active cases stand at 390,205 cases where the death toll stands at 27,503 souls. Arunachal Pradesh reported 90 new cases taking the total state tally at 704 as reported by the Health Department of the state.

After the capital’s Health Minister recovered from COVID-19, Satinder Jain will resume office and begin impending work from today. Delhi currently reports more than 19,000 active cases at the time of writing.

India recorded the biggest-day spike in COVID-19 infections after registering more than 40,400 cases on Monday. The death toll on Monday was tallied around 681 after succumbing to the disease. The following data was represented on the country’s health website.

India in total has tested more than 1,40,47,908 samples regarding the COVID-19 so far. Of these 2,56,039 were tested on Sunday alone as quoted by India’s leading medical association board, Indian Council of Medical Research(ICMR).

Brazil reported more than 23,529 new infections in the last 24 hours which pushed the country’s total tally at 2,098,389 on Sunday. China reported 17 new cases on Monday which were reported in the Silk Road city of Kashgar according to data reported from the official microblogging site. Germany reported 249 new cases in the last 24 hours which puts the country’s total tally at 201, 823 according to the Robert Koch Institute on Monday.

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https://liveupdates.hindustantimes.com/india/coronavirus-india-world-latest-news-vaccine-covid-19-death-toll-july-19-2020-21595209894845.html

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