Record single-day surge of nearly 35k COVID cases

Record single-day surge of nearly 35k COVID cases

Newsdesk |
July 17, 2020

With a record single day surge of 34,956 cases, India's COVID-19 tally zoomed past ten lakh on Friday, just three days after it crossed the nine-lakh mark, according to the Union Health Ministry data.The total coronavirus caseload in the country surged to?10,03,832, while death toll mounted to 25,602 with the highest number of 687 fatalities recorded in a day, the data updated at 8 am on Friday showed

New Delhi, 17 July 2020

As per news report of PTI, a total of 22,942 people have recuperated in the past 24 hours, the highest number of recoveries in a day, taking the total number of recovered cases to 6,35,756, while there are 3,42,473 active COVID-19 cases presently. "Thus, around 63.33 per cent of patients have recovered so far," an official said.



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