Coronavirus India update: State-wise total number of confirmed cases, deaths on July 8
The spread of the novel coronavirus in India has quickened in the last few days with new cases of Covid-19 and deaths reported every day. The epidemic has expanded its footprint in the country and has affected more than 7.39 lakh people since the first positive case was confirmed on January 30 in Kerala.
More than three billion people around the world have lived under lockdown as governments stepped up efforts to contain the pandemic, which has left more than 5 lakh people dead globally.
On July 5, India surpassed Russia to become the third worst-hit country by the coronavirus, globally.
Here's the tally of Covid-19 positive cases in India and the state-wise impact:
Coronavirus in India: Total number of positive cases (including deaths): 7,45,604 as of July 8
States/UTs death toll (details are updated as we receive information): 20,694
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||147||0|
|Dadar and Nagar Haveli||203||0|
|Daman and Diu||36||0|
|Jammu and Kashmir||8,931||143|
|Cases being reassigned to states||4629|
Note: The tallies above include foreigners who have been infected with Covid-19.
No. of people discharged: 4,36,373
While the Centre and state governments have been trying hard to check the Covid-19 spread by tracking, isolating and treating infected people, the daily rise in India cases is worrisome.