DATA STORY: Biggest single-day spike in coronavirus deaths, recoveries

Lavern Vogel

Though India on Wednesday claimed its optimum variety of coronavirus-relevant deaths in a working day (one,092), it noticed it major jump in the everyday variety for all those recovering from Covid-19 (60,091). With a everyday improve of 64,531 in total situations, the country’s tally of coronavirus situations has rose to 2,767,273 from 2,702,742 on Tuesday – an improve of 2.4%.

India’s death toll reached fifty two,889, with one,092 fatalities getting claimed in a working day. The third-most-influenced region by total situations and fourth by death toll at present, India has additional 437,635 situations in the past 7 times by itself.

In this article are the crucial takeaways from the coronavirus knowledge introduced by the Union Ministry of Well being and Spouse and children Welfare (MoHFW) on Wednesday (August 19, 2020):

  • India now accounts for ten.forty six% of all energetic situations globally (one in each individual ten energetic situations), and six.seventy
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