In India Over 24,000 Coronavirus Cases In 24 Hours For First Time
India Coronavirus Cases Numbers: The surge in Karantaka and Telangana, and also in Andhra Pradesh, along with consistent high numbers from Tamil Nadu has ensured that the contribution of the five southern states in the national caseload has gone beyond 25 per cent for the first time.
The United States, Brazil and India account for latest spike in global COVID-19 casesThe previous highest single-day jump in global COVID-19 cases was registered on June 28The total number of coronavirus cases worldwide has climbed to over 1.1 crore
India’s new cases of the coronavirus infection reached a record high on Sunday, with the Union Health Ministry saying 24,850 new cases were identified in the 24 hours since 8 am on Saturday. The total is now 6,73,165, leaving India just few hundred cases behind Russia which is the third-most affected nation from coronavirus. India also witnessed 613 deaths during the last 24-hour period, taking the total number of death count to 19,268. With a steady rise, the number of recoveries stands at 4,09,083, the government said today. Seven states — Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Telangana, Karnataka, Assam and Bihar — have contributed to around 78 per cent of the singe-day spike, according to news agency PTI. This is the ninth consecutive day that India’s coronavirus infections increased by more than 18,000.
In the northeast region of the country, Assam’s Covid-19 tally crossed the 11,000-mark on Saturday with the detection of 1,202 new cases, the single biggest spike in a day.
State data showed that the figure jumped from 9,777 cases to 11,001 with Guwahati, which along with the rest of Kamrup Metro district is under a 14-day total lockdown since June 28, registering 777 infections—the biggest daily spike for the state’s largest city.
However, according to the Union health ministry, there are 10,668 cases of the coronavirus disease for the state.
India has the fourth-highest number of Covid-19 cases in the world after the United States, Brazil and Russia.
The number of coronavirus cases worldwide is 11,240,943, according to Johns Hopkins University’s tracker. And, 530,137 people have died globally due to the infection, according to the data compiled by the American university.