US records close to 1,600 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours

Source :SIFY
Author :SIFY
Last Updated: Wed, Jul 29th, 2020, 09:34:59hrs

New York: The United States has recorded its highest deaths in a single day in the last two-and-half months as 1,592 people succumbed to the coronavirus. Montana and Florida reported record number of fatalities.

Meanwhile, India registered 47,703 new cases and 654 fresh fatalities in the last 24 hours. With this, the country’s tally is now 14,83,156 and toll stands at 33,425. 

A sero-survey conducted by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on 6,936 people from three wards found that 57% respondents in slums had been exposed to and developed antibodies against the coronavirus, as opposed to 16% in residential societies.

The global coronavirus count has now gone up to 1.66 crore while the toll has crossed 6.58 lakh, according to the Johns Hopkins University. More than 97.03 lakh people have recovered.