34,884 cases of coronavirus in India in 24 hours, 10.38 cases in total in Lakh


India is the third country most affected by the pandemic after the United States and Brazil.

New Delhi:
The number of coronaviruses in India has jumped to 10.38 lakh cases this morning after 34,884 new patients have been registered in the past 24 hours, said the Union Ministry of Health. In the past 24 hours, 671 deaths from the highly contagious disease have been reported, bringing the number of deaths from COVID-19 to 26,273. The recovery rate was 62.93% this morning. India is the third country most affected by the pandemic after the United States and Brazil.

Here are the top 10 developments on coronavirus cases in India:

  1. Maharashtra on Friday registered 8,308 new cases of COVID-19, including 1,214 only in Mumbai. But in a continuing worrying trend, 3,884 of the total cases came from the Thane division, most of which formed the metropolitan area of ​​Mumbai. The satellite cities of Mumbai-Thane and Kalyan-Dombivali-now appear to be emerging as the new coronavirus hotspots in the state with the entire Thane district (city and rural) reporting 631 cases while Kalyan-Dombivali Municipal Corporation reporting 461 new cases.

  2. West Bengal reported 1,894 new cases of coronavirus on Friday, including 563 in the state capital of Kolkata alone. In the past 24 hours, 26 people have died in the state as the positivity rate continues to rise with a plummeting discharge rate. Bengal extended the ban on flights to Calcutta from six cities across the country – Delhi, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur until July 31. Flights were first banned from July 6 to July 19.

  3. Community transmission of the coronavirus is taking place in a few coastal areas of the capital of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said Friday as he announced the foreclosure in the affected regions. However, he said that the state government was equipped to handle the rapid growth of COVID-19 cases and that there was no need for a complete shutdown.

  4. The COVID-19 count exceeded 40,000 in Andhra Pradesh on Friday, with 2,062 new cases added in the past 24 hours. The state COVID-19 table has now shown a total of 40,646 positive cases, of which 19,814 were active after the discharge of 20,298 patients.

  5. India to break 20 lakh mark in coronavirus cases by August 10 if current rate of infection continues, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said Friday morning as he launched another attack on the government for its management of the pandemic after the country’s coronavirus count. jumped to 10 lakh infections.

  6. India has signed bilateral agreements with France and the United States that will allow airlines in each country to operate international flights starting Friday, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said Thursday, adding that similar agreements with Germany and the United Kingdom were also under preparation.

  7. The Goa government announced the “ Janata curfew ” between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. until August 10 and a full lockdown for three days on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that too many people “went out to meet people at parties” and that there was a low level of “awareness and sensitivity”.

  8. The Union’s Department of Health said there was a continuing decline in the daily growth rate of COVID-19 cases from 31.28% in early April to 3.49% in mid-July. “The increase in the recovery rate, from 52% in mid-June to more than 63% in mid-July, contributes to a continuing decline in active cases of COVID-19,” the ministry said in a tweet.

  9. The number of virus cases in the United States has exceeded 3.5 million, according to Johns Hopkins University, and there have been 138,201 deaths, the two highest figures in the world.

  10. The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 5.89 lakh people worldwide since its onset in China late last year. Over 1.38 crore of people have been infected with the highly contagious virus.


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