India COVID-19 tally crosses 6,00,000-mark; 19,684 fresh cases on Wednesday

July 2, 2020 0 By FM

With 19,684 new COVID-19 positive cases reported on Wednesday, India’s total number of  coronavirus infection cases has touched 6,05,068.  The infection has so far claimed 17,837 lives, including 434 new deaths reported in the last 24 hours. While, 3,59,671 people have recovered from the disease at various hospitals after testing positive.  

According to Indian Council of Medical Research, the total number of samples tested in India up to July 1 was 90,56,173. Of this, 2,29,588 samples were tested on Wednesday. 

Globally, there were about 10.6 million infection positive cases reported so far. The Us remained the most affected country with 2.73 million cases, followed by Brazil (1.45 million), Russia (6.54 lakh). India is currently the fourth most affected country in the world.