New 90,000 coronavirus cases makes India’s tally 2nd highest in world after US
India has surpassed Brazil’s coronavirus tally and is now the second worst-affected nation in the world after the United States, with over 42 lakh Covid-19 cases. India saw the second consecutive spike of over 90,000 cases on Monday, which took the tally to 42,04,613.
Apart from the 90,902 new coronavirus cases, India also saw another 1,016 deaths, which took the country’s death toll to 71,642.
According to the Johns Hopkins University records, the United States now has 62 lakh coronavirus cases with a death toll of over 1.88 lakh. Brazil, which is now the third worst-affected nation after India, has 41 lakh cases and a death toll of 1.26 lakh.
Meanwhile, global coronavirus cases have now crossed 2.70 crores while the global death toll has crossed 8.82 lakh, said the JHU tally.
Among the 42 lakh total cases in India, there are 8,82,542 active cases and 32,50,429 recovered cases with a recovery rate of 77.31%.
Maharashtra, which has remained the worst-affected state in India, has recorded over 9,07,000 coronavirus cases with more than 26,000 people dead already.
Andhra Pradesh is the second worst-affected state after Maharashtra and has nearly 5 lakh coronavirus cases with over 4,000 people dead so far. Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Uttar Pradesh are ranked below Maharashtra and Andhra with the highest number of coronavirus cases in the country.