32,695 New COVID Cases Take India’s Tally to 9.68 L; Biggest Spike

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The number of coronavirus cases in India rose by 32,695 to 9,68,876 on Thursday, 16 July, in what is the biggest one-day spike yet. Meanwhile, the death toll increased by 606 to 24,915.

According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are now 3,31,146 active cases across the country, while 6,12,814 patients have been cured or discharged, and one has migrated.

Meanwhile, the United States on Wednesday posted a new daily record of 67,632 new coronavirus cases, news agency AFP reported, citing the Johns Hopkins University tally. The country that is the worst-affected by the COVID-19 outbreak has recorded close to 3.5 million cases so far.

Snapshot
  • The Centre on Thursday said that the recovery rate among COVID-19 patients has improved to 63.24 percent
  • Maharashtra on Wednesday recorded 7,975 new cases, taking its tally to 2,75,640, while Delhi saw 1,647 new infections, taking its total number of cases to 1,16,993
  • The Meghalaya government will block entry into the state from 24 to 31 July in view of rising COVID-19 cases
  • Globally, over 13.5 million coronavirus cases have been recorded so far, with the death toll being over 5.83 lakh
8:37 AM , 16 Jul

US Posts New Daily Record of 67,632 New Cases

The United States on Wednesday posted a new daily record of 67,632 new coronavirus cases, news agency AFP reported, citing the Johns Hopkins University tally. The country that is the worst affected by the COVID-19 outbreak has recorded close to 3.5 million cases so far.

9:37 AM , 16 Jul
KEY EVENT

32,695 New COVID-19 Cases Take India’s Tally to 9.68 Lakh; Biggest Spike

The number of coronavirus cases in India rose by 32,695 to 9,68,876 on Thursday, in what is the biggest one-day spike yet. Meanwhile, the death toll increased by 606 to 24,915.

According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are now 3,31,146 active cases across the country, while 6,12,814 patients have been cured or discharged, and one has migrated.

32,695 New COVID Cases Take India’s Tally to 9.68 L; Biggest Spike
(Graphic: The Quint)
11:30 AM , 16 Jul

143 New COVID-19 Cases in Rajasthan; Tally Rises to 26,580

As many as 143 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths have been reported in Rajasthan, taking the tally in the state to 26,580 and the death toll to 534.

11:42 AM , 16 Jul

Recovery Rates Improves to 63.24%: Centre

The Centre on Thursday said that the recovery rate among COVID-19 patients has improved to 63.24 percent, with the recoveries/deaths ratio standing at 96.09 : 3.91 percent.


Published: 16 Jul 2020, 8:45 AM IST
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