India has witnessed another new high of 49,310 coronavirus infection cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the country’s total count to 12,87,945.
As many as 755 coronavirus patients have died while undergoing treatment at various hospitals across the country, taking the country’s death toll over the 30,000-mark to stand at 30,601.
Even though the coronavirus cases are increasing rapidly in India, the fatality and recovery rate are improving.
In the past 24 hours, a record high of 34,602 patients were discharged, taking the total number of recoveries to 8,17,743. The recovery rate in India stands at 63.18%.
As of now, there are 4,43,388 active cases in the country, with 8,944 in critical condition.
With 3,52,801 samples being tested on July 23, the total COVID-19 tests in the country have reached 1,54,28,170.
- Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit state with over 3,47,502 positive cases and 12,854 fatalities.
- Likewise, Tamil Nadu has 1,92,964 infection cases and 3,232 deaths, followed by Delhi with 1,27,364 cases and 3,745 deaths.
- Karnataka has crossed 80,000-mark after a recent surge of coronavirus infections in Bengaluru.
- Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal have also witnessed a sudden jump in coronavirus cases recently and have 72,711, 58,104 and 51,757 infection cases, respectively.
Surprisingly, Delhi has recorded a remarkable recovery of nearly 1.10 lakh patients and now has only 14,554 active cases.
With India’s rural areas witnessing a rise in caseloads, experts are worried that the situation could worsen in the future as such regions lack proper sanitation and healthcare facilities.
In response, many states in India have re-imposed strict lockdowns in high-risk containment zones.
Israeli Scientists To Reach India
The Indian and Israeli Governments have announced the joint development of rapid testing tools for COVID-19 in May 2020.
Now the Indian Government seems ready to move on to the next step with Israeli scientists set to reach India with breakthrough technologies to help cope with the soaring caseload.
Meanwhile, the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the world, with 1,56,72,809 infection cases and 6,36,848 death cases.
Currently, there are 54,75,954 active cases and 95,60,007 recovery cases.