The Indian government data showed, today, Sunday, that the number of new cases of Coronavirus in the country has exceeded 3 million, as India recorded the largest daily increase in the world in cases in nearly three weeks.
The Indian Ministry of Health said that the country with a population of 1.3 billion people has recorded 3 million 44,940 cases so far, including 69,239 cases during the past 24 hours..
India is ranked third in the world in terms of the number of HIV infections, after Brazil and the United States in terms of the number of cases.
Data on the Ministry of Health website showed the death of 912 more people, bringing the total deaths due to infection with the virus in the country to 56,706 people..
India confirmed one million injuries in just 16 days, and the previous million in 21 days, which is faster than the United States and Brazil.
And the first case of Coronavirus was announced in India at the end of last January, and the rate of infections has increased since the country began easing the closure in stages, starting from mid-May..
And local media reported that India recorded the largest number of new daily infections in the world during the past 18 days, with more than 50,000 new cases every day..
India also reported nearly 2.2 million casualties recovered.
Health Ministry officials said India’s death rate, which stands at 1.87 percent, is much lower compared to other hard-hit countries.
India’s health minister, Harsh Vardhan, told reporters on Saturday, “India is in a better condition than the rest of the world. India may have the best cure rate in the world, which is 75 percent and the lowest death rate, 1.87 percent.”“.
Vardhan added, “Health experts from India and abroad were expecting India to record 300 million cases and more than six million deaths by July-August. The numbers are before you, we are at the end of August and we have reached three million cases now and 2.2 million patients have recovered and 700,000 patients have recovered. very soon”.
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