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Covid-19 Factoid: India surpasses Spain death toll, now 7th-most-affected

Over 28,000 patients recovered from the disease on July 21 in India, highest-ever single-day day recovery recorded in the country

Migrants stand in a queue as a medical health official collects a swab sample for Covid-19 test during Unlock2.0 at slum area in Jammu on Thursday. Photo: ANI
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Migrants stand in a queue as a medical health official collects a swab sample for Covid-19 test during Unlock2.0 at slum area in Jammu on Thursday. Photo: ANI

Jyotindra Dubey New Delhi
The global tally of confirmed coronavirus cases has crossed the 15 million-mark, of which over 600,000 patients have lost their lives in the pandemic till now, while over 9 million have made successful recoveries. The US is still the worst affected in the world, with over one-fourth of all reported cases in the world. 

In India, there are now over 1.19 million cases, of which over 400,000 cases are currently active. As many as 28,732 patients have succumbed to the virus, while 753,050 managed to beat the infection.

Here are some data points on the pandemic:

#1. The US added

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First Published: Jul 23 2020 | 7:01 AM IST

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