With another sharp drop on Tuesday, the number of active coronavirus cases in India fell to 748,538, which is lower than France’s total of 770,719 and the 2,728,163 in the United States. With fewer than 600 Covid-19-related deaths on consecutive days – 587 reported on Tuesday – the death toll in India reached 115,197, while 69,720 cured cases brought the total recovered cases in the country to 6,733,328, or 88.63% of all infections confirmed so far. So far, the country has reported as many as 1,545,503 recovered coronavirus cases in October.Overall, an addition of 46,790 cases – the lowest one-day peak since July 23 – brought the number of confirmed cases in India to 7,597,063.
Third most affected by active cases and deaths, and second by total number of cases, India added 421,183 in the past seven days. Here are the main takeaways from the coronavirus data released by the Union Department of Health and Family (MoHFW) on Tuesday, October 20, 2020:
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