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COVID Updates: India 5th Highest In Death Tally, Over 55K Cases In 24 Hours

BP World Bureau | Jul 31 2020 10:32:26 AM
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NEW DELHI: India has recorded over 55,078 cases in 24 hours, registering the biggest single-day spike so far, pushing the total number of cases to 16,38,870.

India also recorded the fifth-highest number of deaths after reporting 779 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the number of fatalities in India to 35,747.

WHO data revealed that the United States (1,48,640 fatalities), Brazil (88,539 fatalities), the United Kingdom (45,961 fatalities), and Mexico (44,876 fatalities).

There are 5,45,318 active cases, 10,57,805 people have recovered and 35,747 people died. 

Children below five years of age carried major amounts of coronavirus in their upper respiratory tract, according to a small study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.

Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has said that they have good data on vaccine development. 

Globally, there are 1,72,95,674 cases of COVId-19 and out of that, 64,99,539 are active cases, 1,01,23,361 people have recovered and 6,72,774 people died. 

In Mexico, the health ministry said that the number of COVID-19 cases has surged to 416,179 with a daily spike of 7,730 cases.

In United Kingdom, the Boris Johnson led government has put millions of people in northern England back in partial lockdown due to the cases.