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India tops two million cases of COVID-19 with 41,000 deaths from the disease

August 7, 2020

India this Friday broke the line of two million confirmed cases of COVID-19, a mark hit with more than 41,000 deaths as a result of the disease.

According to the latest data from the Indian Ministry of Health, the country currently has 2,027,074 infected people after an additional 62,538 were found in the past 24 hours. Of these, 607,384 remain active and 137,810 people have managed to recover.

By region, Maharashtra is the hardest hit by the pandemic in India with 146,612 cases, 344 of which were detected in the last 24 hours. Behind this region are Andhra Pradesh with 82,166 – 1,740 new ones – and Karnataka with 75,076 – 1,110 additional ones -.

India tops two million cases of COVID-19 with 41,000 deaths from the diseaseIndia tops two million cases of COVID-19 with 41,000 deaths from the disease

Additionally, with the 886 new deaths, the country has 41,585 deaths from COVID-19. In terms of deaths, Maharashtra again tops the Indian region, which confirmed 16,792,316 on the last day. Delhi with 4,059 and Karnataka with 2,897 take second and third place respectively.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered a national quarantine in March, which is the world’s largest lockdown after 1.3 billion people, although it has eased in recent months.

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