India saw 48,648 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day taking the COVID-19 caseload to 80,88,851, while the active cases fell below 6,00,000, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday. The national recovery rate crossed 91 per cent.
The COVID-19 deaths in the country climbed to 1,21,090 with 563 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
A total of 73,73,375 people have recuperated from COVID-19 so far pushing the national recovery rate to 91.15 per cent while the case fatality rate stands at 1.50 per cent.
There are 5,94,386 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country as on date which comprises 7.35 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.
India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23 and 40 lakh on September 5
Here are the Updates on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases:Australia’s active COVID-19 cases hit four-month low
Australian officials said on Friday there just under 200 active cases of COVID-19 in the country, the lowest number in more than four months and well down from a peak of just over 8,000 in mid-August
Officials reported just 11 new infections in the past 24 hours, the bulk of which were people already in hotel quarantine after arriving from overseas.
Australian states and territories have begun further relaxing domestic travel bans, although some restrictions remain.
US breaks daily record for coronavirus cases with over 91,000 new infections
The United States broke its single-day record for new coronavirus infections on Thursday, reporting over 91,000 new cases, as hospitalizations also hit new highs in many states, according to a Reuters tally
The spike in cases comes less a week before the presidential election on Tuesday.
Among the hardest hit by the latest COVID-19 surge are hotly contested states such as Ohio, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin that will play an important role in deciding whether Republican President Donald Trump gets a second term or Democratic challenger Joe Biden becomes president.
The virus is also rapidly spreading to record levels in Europe, with France and Germany announcing nationwide lockdowns this week.
395 new COVID-19 cases in Jharkhand; tally rises to 1,00,964
At least 395 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Jharkhand, pushing the state’s coronavirus caseload to 1,00,964 on Friday, a health official said.
The COVID-19 deaths in the state rose to 883 with three more persons succumbing to the disease, he said.
Ranchi district reported the highest number of new cases at 78, followed by East Singhbhum (61) and Dhanbad (50), the official said.
New York State follows science in combating COVID-19: Governor
New York State has been doing what the scientists say to encounter the COVID-19 pandemic and the results are meeting expectations, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Thursday.
“We follow the science. We follow the fact. This is a virus. It doesn’t respond to politics. Just listen to the scientists,” said the governor told ABC’s talk show “The View”.
He briefly introduced the Micro-Cluster strategy adopted by the state government to contain the coronavirus, adding that such a strategy will help New York live through the upcoming hardship.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says fresh COVID lockdown measures are “crazy”
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, a longtime critic of stay-at-home measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic, said on Thursday that it was “crazy” for countries to start locking down again to control second waves of the virus.
Most Western countries and parts of Latin America have reported their highest single-day surges in the past few weeks
Global coronavirus cases rise by single-day record of half a million
Global coronavirus cases rose by more than 500,000 for the first time on Wednesday, a record one-day increase as countries across the Northern Hemisphere reported daily spikes.
Global daily COVID-19 cases have risen by nearly 25% in less than two weeks as the world witnessed 400,000 daily reported cases for the first time last Friday
Delhi Records Highest Single-Day Covid Cases At 5,673
The coronavirus graph in Delhi has remained on a relentless climb, registering a new high of 5,739 fresh cases over the last 24 hours. This was the second consecutive day when the national capital logged more than 5,000 new patients of the highly infectious disease.
Yesterday, the city recorded its 5,673 cases, breaching the 5,000 barrier for the first time since the outbreak reached it.
For two days before that, the national capital has been logging over 4,000 cases a day.
Coronavirus News: US Tops 90,000 Coronavirus Cases In 24 Hours For First Time
The United States notched a record number of new coronavirus cases on Thursday, for the first time topping 90,000 diagnoses in 24 hours, according to a tally from Johns Hopkins University.
The country, which has seen a resurgence of its Covid-19 outbreak since mid-October, recorded 91,295 new cases in the 24 hours up to 8:30 pm Thursday (0030 GMT Friday), according to a real-time count by the Baltimore-based school.