India tops 12 lakh cases in August, highest in world

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on August 20, 2020
India has recorded more than 12 lakh fresh Covid-19 cases in August, higher than in any previous month and the highest count by any country during this month. The milestone came on a day when the country reported more than 69,000 fresh infections, the second highest single-day tally so far, and 986 deaths.
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Published on August 17, 2020 -  01:35
India's COVID deaths hit 50,000 mark
India's COVID deaths crossed 50,000 mark on August 17. On August 17, the national capital reported 18 deaths with 787 new COVID infections. Southern state, Tamil Nadu recorded 120 deaths with 5,890 infections taking total number of cases to over 3 lakh. 115 deaths and over 6000 COVID cases were witnessed in Karnataka. Meanwhile, positive cases in Maharashtra rose to over 6 lakh with 8,493 new cases and 228 deaths.

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