Uttarakhand reports 239 new COVID-19 cases

Remigio Civitarese
Luglio 20, 2020

Karnataka reported 4120 new positive cases, of which 2156 cases are from Bengaluru.

"Even as the COVID-19 cases continue to rise, human trials of vaccine - COVAXIN developed by "Bharat Biotech" has started at a government-run hospital - PGI Rohtak in northern state of Haryana on Friday".

Tamil Nadu reported 165,714 Covid-19 infections and 2,403 deaths, while Delhi has 121,582 cases and 3,597 fatalities.

It pointed out that the 11 most Covid-19 affected countries in the world-the US, Brazil, Russia, Peru, Chile, Mexico, South Africa, the UK, Iran, Pakistan, Spain-together reported eight times more cases and 14 times more deaths than India. A total of 3,906 patients were discharged in Maharashtra today.

Maharashtra was still contributing a major portion of the caseload with the highest-ever 9,518 new COVID-19 cases in a day, taking the tally to 3,10,455 while 258 more people succumbed to the disease, including 149 deaths in the Mumbai metropolitan region, the state Health department said.

The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus passed 14 million on Saturday, with over 600,000 recorded deaths, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University.

"Our figures are being reconciled with the ICMR", the ministry said, adding that 163 cases are being reassigned to states.

At least 30 people have been infected and authorities are conducting universal testing in communities where cases were discovered, later to be expanded to other parts of the city and major businesses.

In Brazil, the 2 million cases passed on Thursday, which doubled in less than a month, and there are nearly 80,000 deaths.

Health officials today recorded 363 new cases in the past 24 hours. The country's case tally to date is now at 1,077,618, as the total death toll has climbed to 26,816, said Health Ministry data.

"The total number of recovered cases is 677,422". This has put the recovery rate at 62.82%.

Cases in Brazil crossed the 2 million mark on Thursday, doubling in less than a month and adding almost 40,000 new cases a day.

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