For the fourth consecutive day on Saturday, India recorded more cases of coronavirus in a single day than the United States or Brazil, World Health Organization data showed. With over 61,000 cases in a single day, India’s coronavirus tally has rushed passed 20.88 lakh, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday. Over 14.27 lakh COVID-19 patients have recovered so far across the country, it said.
Over 42,000 patients have died since the first case of coronavirus was recorded in India in January this year.
Here are the updates on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases:
Jammu & Kashmir: Govt has introduced rapid antigen tests for people entering union territory at Lakhanpur in Kathua. Chief Medical Officer Ashok Choudhary says, “We’ve conducted 1,230 tests so far, of which 10 were positive. We can test 700 samples daily.” (08.08.2020) #COVIDpic.twitter.com/LvvCx4camD
– ANI (@ANI) August 8, 2020