Brazil has confirmed 4,091,801 infections while the United States has 6,200,186 people infected, according to Johns Hopkins University. However, systemic problems in registering deaths in India, various disparities between state and hospital data, along with undercounting and undiagnosed deaths, make the case fatality rate a poor indicator of the state of things.
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said that there has been a steep exponential rise in coronavirus recoveries in India.
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A single-day spike of 90,802 COVID-19 cases was witnessed in India over the past 24 hours, while 1,016 more deaths took place, showed the latest data released by the country's health ministry on Monday.
"Over the past two weeks, the. average has moved from about 65,000 cases per day to about 83,000 cases per day, that is about a 27-percent increase over two weeks or about two percent per day", Mr Jameel told AFP. Out of the total 40,23,179 cases, 8,46,395 are the active while a total of 31,07,223 have recovered from the virus so far.
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Despite warnings that it could eventually overtake the U.S. to become the world's most-infected country, India has been steadily reopening its pandemic-battered economy.
Economic output contracted a historic 23.9 per cent between April and June.
Masked commuters sat in mostly empty coaches and flashed victory signs to journalists early Monday at metro stations in the capital New Delhi - one of the most badly hit cities along with financial hub Mumbai.More news: Kamala Harris says she won’t take Trump’s word about a coronavirus vaccine
Partial metro train services also opened in the western city of Ahmedabad, the northern city of Lucknow and several other places, after almost six months of suspension over the pandemic. Face masks are mandatory and passengers are thermally screened. India is a close second with the total number of cases rising to 4,113,811.