Added on : 2020-08-12 15:31:08
For the past seven days, India’s single-day count of COVID-19 cases has been more than that of the US and Brazil, the two worst-hit nations in terms of infections, according to an analysis of WHO data. India, the third worst-hit nation in terms of infections, has also accounted for over 23 per cent of the cases and more than 15 per cent of the deaths reported worldwide between August 4-10, the data shows.
India recorded 4,11,379 COVID-19 cases and 6,251 deaths due to the disease in a span of seven days till August 10, while the US which is at the number one spot in terms of both cases and deaths, registered 3,69,575 infections and 7,232 deaths during the same period. Brazil reported 3,04,535 cases and 6,914 fatalities during this period.