With 57,117 people getting tested positive for covid-19 within a day, India’s Covid-19 count neared 17 lakh in number today, on the other hand recoveries jumped to 10,94,374.
Country’s covid-19 death toll has reached 36,511 with 764 fatalities being recorded in a day.
The fatality percentage from covid-19 currently stands at 2.18% in India as compared to global averag of 4 percent.
Total COVID19 positive cases stand at 16,95,988 including 5,65,103 active cases, 10,94,374 cured/discharged/migrated and 36,511 deaths, the health ministry said.
The recoveries on Tuesday is during a ll|one amongst|one in every of”> one among the very best ever recoveries in a single day. 36,569 COVID-19 patients were cured and discharged within the last 24 hours. The recovery rate stand at 64.54%. The gap between active patients and recovered patients has crossed 5 lakh.
More than five lakh Covid 19 tests were conducted during a single day on Friday. On 31th July, India tested a complete of 5,25,689. With 5,25,689 samples tested within the last 24 hours, the cumulative testing stands at 1,93,58,659.
The human trial of India’s first potential coronavirus vaccine Covaxin has started in Uttar Pradesh today. Uttar Pradesh’s Rana Hospital and Trauma Centre was one among the 12 institutes selected by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for clinical human trial of Covaxin.
After initial success, Japan is facing a reality check on the coronavirus. The country garnered global attention after containing the primary wave of Covid-19 with what it mentioned because the “Japan Model” — limited testing and no lockdown, nor any legal means to force businesses to shut . The country’s minister of finance even suggested a better “cultural standard” helped contain the disease. But now the island nation is facing a formidable resurgence, with Covid-19 cases hitting records nationwide day after day.