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Gujarat's coronavirus death rate highest; Bengal reports surge in new cases

Active cases in India consistently on the rise, with no drop for the fourth straight day

A family wearing face masks upon returning from Kerala waiting for their Covid-19 testing, in Srinagar on Thursday. Photo: ANI
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A family wearing face masks upon returning from Kerala waiting for their Covid-19 testing, in Srinagar on Thursday. Photo: ANI

Jyotindra Dubey New Delhi
The global count of coronavirus infections is currently at 14.2 million, of which more than 5 million cases are currently active. Globally, more than 600,000 people have lost their lives in the pandemic. The US continues to be the worst affected country in the world, with daily new cases still on the ascent. 

India now has more than 1 million confirmed cases, of which, 358,692 cases are currently active, while 653,750 people have made a successful recovery. The country’s death toll stands at 26,273, with three-fourth of all fatalities happening in just four states – Maharashtra, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, and

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First Published: Jul 19 2020 | 11:08 AM IST

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