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Coronavirus: 47,704 CASES IN LAST 24 HOURS, DEATH TOLL MOUNTS TO 33,425

With 47,704 people testing positive for coronavirus in a day, India’s COVID-19 tally reached near 15 lakh mark today, while the recoveries jumped to 9,52,744. The country’s death toll rose to 33,425 with 654 fatalities being recorded in a day. The fatality from covid currently stands at 2.28% in India as compared to global average of about 4%.

Total COVID19 positive cases stand at 14,83,157 including 4,96,988 active cases, 9,52,744 cured/discharged/migrated and 33,425 deaths, the health ministry said.

More than 5 lakh Covid 19 tests were conducted in a single day over two consecutive days. On 26th July, India tested a total of 5,15,472 samples and on 27th July, a total of 5,28,000 samples were tested. With 5,28,000 samples tested in the last 24 hours, the cumulative testing stands at 1,73,34,803.

Comparing the global tally, till Monday, India ranked third, followed by Russia, South Africa, Mexico, Peru, Chile, the UK, Iran, Pakistan and Spain.

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 16.4 million, while the deaths have increased to over 652,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University. As of Tuesday morning, the total number of cases stood at 16,407,310, while the fatalities rose to 652,459, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering revealed in its latest update.


The US accounted for the world’s highest number of infections and fatalities at 4,287,974 and 148,009, respectively, according to the CSSE. Brazil came in the second place with 2,442,375 infections and 87,618 deaths.

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