New Delhi, July 28: The surge in the coronavirus cases in India is an area of great concern in the country. According to Bloomberg’s Coronavirus Tracker, India’s COVID-19 cases is now increasing the fastest in the world at a rate of 20 percent in comparison to last week. With a spike of 47,704 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 tally has inched closer to 1.5 million mark and surged to 14,83,157, showed data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday.
India is just behind the US and Brazil, but its growth in new cases is the fastest. The four states of Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka are where the maximum number of daily cases are being reported. India Records 47,704 New COVID-19 Cases in Past 24 Hours, Coronavirus Death Toll Surges to 33,425.
India has been ramping up with its testing facilities, with 515,472 samples taken on Sunday, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research. India has reported 654 deaths due to coronavirus in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to 33,425. Of the total cases, nearly half a million, 4,96,988, are active