India has now become the world’s seventh worst-hit country in terms of coronavirus cases with its tally of 1,90,535, according to the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 tracker.
According to the WHO tracker, a total of 59,39,234 cases have been recorded globally with 3,67,166 deaths as of 10:30 on Monday. India registered its highest single-day spike of COVID-19 cases on Monday with 8,392 new infections reported in the last 24 hours, taking the country’s tally to 1,90,535, while the death toll rose to 5,394, according to the Union health ministry. According to the WHO tracker, India is the seventh-most affected nation in terms of COVID-19 cases after the United States, Brazil, Russia, the United Kingdom, Spain and Italy. The US is the worst-affected country in terms of cases with 17,16,078 infections.
Germany has 1,81,482 cases, Turkey has 1,63,103 cases and Iran has 1,48,950, according to the WHO tracker. The number of active COVID-19 cases in India stands at 93,322, while 91,818 people have recovered and one patient has migrated to another country, according to the health ministry.
“Thus, around 48.19 percent of patients have recovered so far,” a senior health ministry official said. There has been a sharp spike in coronavirus cases in the last few days in India.