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In India, the number of cases COVID-19 for the day grew by 24.2 thousand

The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus in India per day increased by more than 24.2 thousand and is 697 413, according to the Ministry of health and family welfare.

According to recent reports, India overtook Russia and came in third out in the world in the number of identified infected. The largest number in the world - in the US, there was a 2.85 million cases of coronavirus, in second place is Brazil, where the coronavirus was found to have more than 1.57 million people, in Russia - more than 680 thousand.

According to the health Ministry of India, treatment in the country are 253 287, recovered 424 432 people (15 of 350 for the day), died 19 693 (425 per day).

On Sunday it was reported 673 165 cases (growth per day was more than 24.8 thousand), the day before – 648 315 cases (increase per day were more than 22.7 thousand).

The most affected state of Maharashtra in the center of the country, which recorded the highest in India, the number of cases – 206 619 (6555 per day). On the second place on number of cases out of Tamil Nadu: 111 151 cases (4150 per day). In third place is capital territory of Delhi, which revealed 99 444 cases (2244 per day).

Despite the growing number of cases, the authorities in late June announced the second phase of the exit from the isolation mode. Under the new rules, in those places which are declared zones of distribution of the coronavirus (where the number of patients continues to increase), the lockdown was extended until July 31. To this same period, extended the shutdown of schools and universities. During the first phase, which began June 8, was allowed to open temples, hotels, restaurants and shopping centers.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 11.1 million cases of infection, over 528 thousand people died.

Relevant data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.