Media reported about a million cases COVID-19 in India

The number of identified cases of coronavirus in India exceeded one million people, according to the Hindu newspaper, citing its own calculations.

According to the publication, Thursday in India was 1 001 449 cases of coronavirus, the virus has killed 25 582 people.

According to the latest official data of the Ministry of health of India, the country identified more than 968 thousand cases of coronavirus. While the authorities noted that the majority of people infected - more than 612 thousand people - has recovered.

India is in third place in the world in the number of cases of coronavirus. Most people with coronavirus identified in the U.S., in second place - Brazil.

Despite the growing number of cases, the government of India 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 13.1 million cases of infection, of 574 thousand people died.

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