Coronavirus Outbreak Live Updates: India Records 28,36,926 COVID-19 Cases

Coronavirus Outbreak Live Updates: India Records 28,36,926 COVID-19 Cases

Coronavirus Outbreak Live Updates: India Records 28,36,926 COVID-19 Cases

Recoveries amongst COVID-19 sufferers within the nation surged to 20,96,664 on Thursday. (File)

New Delhi:

With a file 9,18,470 checks been being carried out in a day, the cumulative checks carried out to date for detection of COVID-19 in India have reached 3.26 crore even because the nationwide positivity charge has fallen under eight per cent, the Union Well being Ministry has mentioned. With consistently rising testing numbers, there was a commensurate fall within the positivity charge, the ministry mentioned.

Recoveries amongst COVID-19 sufferers within the nation surged to 20,96,664 on Thursday, pushing India’s restoration charge to 73.91 per cent, whereas solely 0.28 per cent individuals of 6,86,395 lively instances are on ventilator help, the ministry mentioned.

India’s coronavirus rely has risen to 28,36,926 with 69,652 new instances within the final 24 hours. The recent instances marked the most important one-day soar within the nation to date, knowledge from the Union Well being Ministry confirmed.

In the meantime, the variety of whole COVID-19 instances globally has surged previous 263,000 in a day, whereas over 6,500 sufferers have died in the identical time period, the World Well being Organisation’s (WHO) knowledge mentioned.

The variety of COVID-19 instances worldwide stands at 22,256,220, whereas the worldwide demise rely is 782,456.

Listed here are the LIVE updates on Coronavirus Pandemic:

Latin America passes 250,000 demise counts as a consequence of COVID-19

The variety of reported COVID-19 deaths in Latin America handed 250,000, because the virus continues to devastate the area that has change into the worst affected on this planet.

The grim milestone was handed as Brazil reported 1,204 deaths from the virus up to now 24 hours, in accordance with the nation’s well being ministry.

Over the previous week, the area has reported greater than 3,000 deaths a day. Based on a Reuters tally, each day caseloads proceed to rise in Peru, Colombia and Argentina. Brazil is behind solely the US, with the virus killing greater than 112,000 individuals in Latin America’s largest nation

Russia in search of partnership with India in producing COVID-19 vaccine, says official

Russia is in search of a partnership with India for producing COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V, Kirill Dmitriev, the CEO of the Russian Direct Funding Fund (RDIF), mentioned.

Russian President Vladimir Putin had introduced that his nation has developed the world’s first vaccine in opposition to COVID-19, which works “fairly successfully” and kinds a “steady immunity” in opposition to the illness.

Sputnik V has been developed by the Gamaleya Analysis Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, together with the RDIF. The vaccine has not been examined in Section Three or bigger medical trials.

China reviews 22 new coronavirus instances on August 20, fifth day of zero native instances

China reported 22 new coronavirus instances within the mainland for August 20, in comparison with seven a day earlier, the well being fee mentioned. All 22 new infections had been imported instances, in accordance with a press release, marking the fifth straight day of zero new regionally transmitted infections.

China reported 23 new asymptomatic sufferers, in comparison with 22 a day earlier. As of August 20, mainland China had 84,917 confirmed coronavirus instances, the well being authority mentioned. The COVID-19 demise toll remained at 4,634.

International COVID-19 rely rises by over 263,000 in a day: WHO

The variety of whole COVID-19 instances globally has surged previous 263,000 in a day, whereas over 6,500 sufferers have died in the identical time period, the World Well being Organisation’s (WHO) knowledge mentioned.

The WHO mentioned that the whole variety of new instances on this planet amounted to 263,601, whereas the rise in deaths to six,554.

The variety of COVID-19 instances worldwide stands at 22,256,220, whereas the worldwide demise rely is 782,456.

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