India reports single-day jump of 57,000 covid-19 cases

01 Aug 2020 06:24 PM

India recorded its biggest single-day jump of more than 57,000 coronavirus cases for the third consecutive day in row. This takes total tally to 16.95 lakhs. Foreign countries have also strated using plasma therapy.

A single day jump of 57,118 covid-19 cases were reported in India. In last 24 hours around 764 deaths were reported and 36,569 patients have recovered.

India has reported 16,95,988 covid-19 positive cases till date. And the active cases have crossed 5.65 lakh mark. 36,511 deaths are reported and more than 10.94 lakh patients have recovered.

Maharashtra is leading with 4.22 lakh mark of covid-19 cases followed by Tamil Nadu 2.45 lakh, Andhra Pradesh 1.40 lakh, Delhi 1.35 lakh and Karnataka 1. 24 lakh.

Almost 2 lakh covid-19 cases were reported worldwide in single day. The covid-19 cases have crossed 1.78 crore mark, 6.83 lakh deaths are reported and more than 1.19 crores have recovered.

United States is leading with more than 44.56 lakh cases followed by Brazil 26.10 lakh cases, India is 3rd worst hit nation with 16.95 lakh cases, Russia 8. 39 Lakh cases and South Africa with 4. 82 lakh cases.

Plasma therapy is one of the weapon used to fight against coronavirus. Therapy is not only used in India but throughout the world. 

Desk: Sameep Narvekar

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