LIVE: Jharkhand reports 1,137 new Covid-19 cases, 10 deaths
Globally, India is the third worst-hit nation from the pandemic. India may overtake Brazil sometime in the next two weeks if the cases continue to grow at the same pace.
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India reported 67,151 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and 1,059 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the tally to 3,234,474, according to the Union health ministry's dashboard. Globally, India is the third worst-hit nation from the pandemic. India may overtake Brazil sometime in the next two weeks if the cases continue to grow at the same pace.
Meanwhile, the global coronavirus tally has gone up to 24,061,215 cases and 823,513 deaths, according to worldometer.
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Jharkhand reports 1,137 new Covid-19 cases, 10 deaths
Jharkhand reported 1,137 new Covid-19 cases, 736 recoveries and 10 deaths, taking total cases to 33,311 including 22,486 recoveries and 362 deaths. Number of active cases stands at 10,463, said state health department.
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2,974 new Covid-19 cases in West Bengal
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On the second day in row, Dharavi slum colony on Wednesday reported 12 new Covid-19 cases, taking the total count to 2,737, a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) official said.
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Tripura's Covid-19 caseload rises to 9,542
Tripura's Covid-19 caseload rose to 9,542 on Wednesday as 329 more people tested positive for the infection, while four fresh fatalities pushed its coronavirus death toll to 83, a health official said.
The fresh infections have taken the number of active cases in the state to 2,866, while 6,574 people have recovered from the disease so far and 19 patients have migrated to other states, he said.
First published: Aug 26, 2020 06:44 IST