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Jackson County reports highest ever single day new case count

Record day of 118 new positive COVID-19 cases in Jackson County

The Washington State Department of Health on Sunday reported 920 new COVID-19 cases and three deaths.

It pointed out that the 11 most Covid-19 affected countries in the world-the US, Brazil, Russia, Peru, Chile, Mexico, South Africa, the UK, Iran, Pakistan, Spain-together reported eight times more cases and 14 times more deaths than India. Below you can see how many new cases were reported each day this past week, including today.

Almost half the news cases came from Maharashtra (9,518), Tamil Nadu (4,979) and Andhra Pradesh (5,041). The reported deaths occurred between July 8 and July 16, and included four women and two men in their 60s to mid-90s.

Brazil's number of infections fell by nearly 6,000 as the nation saw close to 28,500 cases.

West Bengal reported 2,278 new cases, taking the total number of cases to 42,487.

More than 259,000 cases were reported globally in the last 24 hours.

Jammu district authorities on Sunday announced a complete weekend lockdown beginning from July 24 to prevent the spread of coronavirus cases that had witnessed a spike over the past week, officials said. Collin County will be able to access the state system to obtain data and reports for its jurisdiction, but details on the extent of the data and how reports will be distributed will be announced as soon as they are available.

Tamil Nadu recorded the highest single-day spike of 4,979 new positive cases and 78 deaths in the last 24 hours. Deaths rose by 7,360, the biggest a person-working day raise considering the fact that Could 10. Number of active cases stands at 23,828. Total number of cases rise to 170,693 including 50,294 active cases and 2,481 deaths.

India's recovery rate is at 62.86 per cent.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a cumulative total of 1,34,33,742 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to July 17 with 3,61,024 samples being tested on Friday.