Florida hits 10,000 coronavirus deaths of residents, with 117 new fatalities reported
Aug 21 2020
The Covid-19 tally in the country rises to 28,36,926 including 6,86,395 active cases, 20,96,665 cured/discharged/migrated & 53,866 deaths, said Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The county now has 149,162 confirmed cases and 2,185 deaths.
The country had touched the 20-lakh mark on August 7 and has added over 7-lakh cases in the next 12 days.
Covid-19 illnesses and deaths are thought to be far higher around the world due to limited testing and other factors. The active cases in the country stands at 6,76,514. As it does, average mortality rates year-over-year are changing in each state. It also said that India saw a single-day spike of 64,531 cases and 1,092 deaths.
More than 10,000 people have now died from COVID-19 in Florida, according to the latest state pandemic data released Wednesday.
Out of the total cases, recoveries have crossed the 20-lakh mark and surged to 20,37,870 with 60,091 with more people recuperating in the past 24 hours, taking the recovery rate to almost 73.18 per cent. "Although higher number of tests will push the positivity rate initially, but as the experience from several states and UTs has amply depicted, it will eventually lower when combined with other measures such as prompt isolation, effective tracking and timely clinical management", it stated.