India reports highest COVID-19 deaths in more than a month

Thursday, 10 Sep, 2020

The highest daily count of 1,133 was registered a day after India took over Brazil in number of COVID-19 infections, becoming the second most virus-hit country in the world.

In the last 24 hours, 75 thousand 809 new cases have been reported taking the total number of positive cases to 42 lakh 80 thousand 423.

India's recorded coronavirus case total has surpassed that of Brazil, making India the second worst-affected country in the world after the United States.

Presently, the total number of active corona cases in the country is 8 lakh 83 thousand and 697.

India has been recording the world's largest daily coronavirus caseload for nearly a month even as the Government pushes to open businesses to revive a contracting economy.

On the other hand, COVID-19 cases in the national capital are on the rise as it recorded a hike of 3,609 fresh infections on Tuesday evening.

India has also recorded 71,642 deaths, fewer than the 126,203 in Brazil and 188,540 in the US.

India overtakes Brazil to take second place in total coronavirus case tally
India now country with second-highest number of coronavirus cases

The Delhi Metro also resumed its services with curtailed operation of the Yellow Line on Monday after being closed for over five months due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. "We have been conducting tests in markets, crowded places, mohalla clinics, hospitals, and many other places", Jain said. India's coronavirus mortality rate of 1.7% is among the lowest of the worst-hit countries. These 5 States together contributed 57% of the recoveries in the last 24 hours.

Various steps like mask-wearing, social distancing, and traveling with smart cards only.

MINSK - Belarus reported 177 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, taking its total to 73,208, according to the country's health ministry. The fatality rate in the country dropped to 1.69 percent and there are 8,97,394 active cases of coronavirus.

The COVID-19 case fatality rate now stands at 1.7 per cent.

Aggressive and widespread testing have essayed an important role in India " s fight against the COVID pandemic, the ministry said.

Five states - Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu - account for almost 70 per cent of deaths due to COVID-19 in the country, Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.