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Covid-19 Factoid: Maharashtra, Andhra, TN report huge spike in cases

India has been adding over 45,000 cases daily for the last eight days but 64 per cent of patients have recovered.

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A policeman stands guard near a closed market after the authorities imposed weekend lockdown from Friday (6 PM) to Monday (6 AM) due to surge in COVID-19 cases, in Jammu

Jyotindra Dubey New Delhi
The global confirmed case tally for Covid-19 has now crossed the 17 million mark. The global death toll is at 670,943, with the US having the highest number of fatalities at over 153,000. There have been over 10 million recoveries worldwide. 

In India, there are now over 1.5 million cases, the third-highest in the world. Of this number, over 1 million cases, or 64 per cent, have now recovered. 528,242 cases are currently active in the country. 

Here are some data points mapping the spread of the pandemic:

#1. India records highest ever single-day rise in cases

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First Published: Jul 31 2020 | 7:25 AM IST

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