India’s COVID-19 tally reached 18,03,695 today, with 52,972 cases being reported during a day. Recoveries rose to 11,86,203, including 40,574 in past 24 hours. consistent with the Union Health Ministry data. There are 5,79,357 active cases of coronavirus infection within the country presently while the recovery rate among COVID-19 patients has gone up to 65.76%.
This is the fifth consecutive day that COVID-19 cases have increased by quite 50,000.
771 patients succumbed to ooronavirus infection in past 24 hours, taking the general price to 38135.
According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of two ,02,02,858 samples are tested up to August 2 with 3,81,027 samples being tested on Sunday.
“Coordinated implementation of COVID-19 management strategy by the Union and State/UT governments and selfless sacrifice of all frontline health and other workers and COVID-19 warriors across sectors have ensured that the recoveries are continuously on the increase ,” the Health Ministry said during a statement.
The gap between the recoveries and therefore the active cases has seen a gentle rise. On 10th June 2020, for the primary time, the entire number of recovered patients exceeded the active cases with a difference of 1,573. This has now increased to six ,06,846.
Globally, coronavirus cases has reached 1.80 crore while price has gone up to six .88 lakh. India has the third highest number of coronavirus cases within the world.
The pandemic is now adding 1,000,000 infections every four days across the planet , prompting more lockdowns.
White House coronavirus task force head Deborah Birx said the pandemic is during a “new phase” because it spreads across U.S. rural and concrete areas.
Meanwhile in India, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has given nod to the Serum Institute of India (SII) for conducting phase 2 and three human clinical trials of the Oxford University developed COVID-19 vaccine candidate within the country.