India’s Coronavirus Tally Crosses 1 Million Mark With the Highest Single-Day Spike of 34,956 COVID-19 Cases

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New Delhi, 17 July 2020: The number of corona virus-infected patients in the country has crossed 1 million. For the first time in the country, more than 34 thousand cases have been reported in a single day and 687 people have died during this period. This is the sixth consecutive day when more than 28 thousand new cases have been reported. Along with this, the number of healthy patients of Corona infected with the virus in the country is also increasing rapidly. So far, 6.35 lakh people have fully recovered and gone home.

According to data from the Union Ministry of Health, during the past 24 hours, there have been 34,956 new cases of coronavirus, while 687 people have died. The total number of coronavirus cases in the country has increased to 10 lakh 3 thousand 832. Out of this, there are 3 lakh 42 thousand 473 active cases, while 6 lakh 35 thousand 757 people have become healthy. So far, 25,602 people have lost their lives in the country.

According to ICMR, till July 16, 1 crore 30 lakh 72 thousand 718 people have been screened across the country, whereas on Thursday alone, 3 lakh 33 thousand 228 people were screened. In this way, about 63.33 percent of patients have become healthy so far.

According to the Health Ministry data, two states Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu have 48.15 percent active cases in the country while ten states have 84.62 percent active cases. The country saw 34,956 new cases of coronavirus in one day. Of these, 8,641 were reported in Maharashtra, 4,549 in Tamil Nadu, 4,169 in Karnataka, 2,593 in Andhra Pradesh, 2,058 in Uttar Pradesh, 1,652 in Delhi, 1,676 in Telangana, 1,690 in West Bengal and 1,152 in Bihar.