In India, the number of cases COVID-19 exceeded 700 thousand

The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus in India per day increased by over 22.2 per thousand and is 719 665, 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 2.93 million cases of coronavirus, in second place is Brazil, where the coronavirus was found to have more than 1.62 million people.

According to the health Ministry of India, treatment in the country are 259 557, recovered 439 947 people (15 515 per day), died 20 160 (467 per day).

On Monday it was reported 697 413 cases (growth per day was more than 24.2 thousand), the day before – about 673 165 cases (growth per day was more than 24.8 thousand).

The most affected state of Maharashtra in the center of the country, which recorded the highest in India, the number of cases 987 211 (5 368 per day). On the second place on number of cases out of Tamil Nadu: 114 978 cases (3 827 per day). In third place is capital territory of Delhi, which have identified 100 823 cases (1 379 per night).

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 is revealed already more than 11.3 million cases, more than 532 million people died.