Coronavirus India Live Updates: India’s COVID-19 count increased to 7,19,665 on Tuesday with a single-day rise of 22,252 cases, while the death count climbed to 20,160, with 467 deaths in the last 24 hours, health ministry’s data showed on Tuesday.
India now trails only the United States and Brazil in the number of COVID-19 cases and it has recorded eight times as many cases as China, where the virus was first identified in late 2019. But its death rate per 10,000 people is still a low 0.15, compared with 3.97 in the United States and 6.65 in the United Kingdom, according to a Reuters tally.
Here are the updates on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases In India
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The Drug Controller General of India (DGCI) has raised concerns over black marketing and profiteering of Remdesivir, an antiviral drug prescribed for treatment of suspected or severe lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19. The DGCI has written to all states and union territories asking them to keep “strict vigil” and prevent sale of the drug above MRP. Read Here Children studying in government schools in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, are allegedly not being provided with mid-day meals in view of closure of schools due to coronavirus.
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– ANI (@ANI) July 8, 2020Coronavirus news: 1,378 Samples Tested In Tripura
Out of 1,378 samples tested for COVID-19, 24 people have tested positive in the state, said Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Tuesday. According to latest data available on the website of Ministry of Health Affairs, there are 460 active cases of coronavirus in state with 1219 cured/migrated/discharged and 1 death, reports PTI.Coronavirus News: US Awards $1.6 Billion To This Firm For COVID-19 Vaccine
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From being a coronavirus cluster to a successful containment model – Mumbai’s slum, Dharavi, has come a long way in its fight against the pandemic. The 2.5 square kilometre area that packs nearly 6.5 lakh people, on Tuesday, reported just one fresh case, inching closer toward flattening the curve even as the Maharashtra capital continues to record a steady growth in COVID-19 figures. Read Here2,008 Fresh COVID-19 Cases Take Delhi Tally To 1,02,831
Delhi recorded 2,008 fresh coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking the tally in the city to over 1.02 lakh, while the death count from the disease mounted to 3,165, authorities said.
Fifty fatalities have been recorded in the last 24 hours, according to the Delhi health department bulletin.
On June 23, the national capital had reported the highest single-day spike of 3,947, till date.
However, in the last few days, the number of fresh cases have oscillated, not showing a particular trend in figures.
The number of cases reported from June 28-July 6 are – June 28 (2,889), June 29 (2,084), June 30 (2,199) and July 1 (2,442), July 2 (2,373), July 3 (2,520), July 4 (2,505), July 5 (2,244) and July 6 (1,379), with steady rise in death figures.
The death count from COVID-19 in Delhi stood at 3,115 on Monday.
The bulletin on Tuesday said the death cont from coronavirus infection has risen to 3,165, and the total number of cases has mounted to 1,02,831. Read