Covid-19 cases in India rise to 9.6 lakh; nearly 25,000 dead

WION Web Team
NEW DELHI Published: Jul 16, 2020, 09:50 AM(IST)

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Of these, more than 6.1 lakh have been cured or discharged, while over 3.3 lakh are active cases.

Total Covid-19 confirmed cases in India rose past 9.66 lakh as authorities reported the largest ever spike in fresh cases. 

India has recorded over 32,000 Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total number of Covid-19 cases to 9, 68,876, according to the Health Ministry’s 8 AM update on July 16. 

Of these, more than 6.1 lakh have been cured or discharged, while over 3.3 lakh are active cases.

Total number of confirmed coronavirus cases: 9, 68,876 

Active cases: 3, 31,146 

Cured/discharged/migrated: 6, 12,815 

Total Deaths: 24,915 

New cases in last 24 hours: 32,695 

Recoveries in last 24 hours: 20,783 

Deaths in last 24 hours: 606

Meanwhile, as many as 13,691,674 people around the world have been diagnosed with Covid-19, While more than 8,030,267 have recovered, 586,821 have died so far, according to Worldometer.

Country-wise, the United States remains the most affected. It has recorded over 70,000 cases in a day, taking its tally of cases to 3,615,991 and death toll to 140,105. The US is followed by Brazil, which has 1,970,909 cases and 75,523 deaths, and India (970,169 cases, 24,929 deaths).

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