India witnessed yet another record single-day jump of 26,506 COVID-19 cases on July 10, pushing its tally to 7.93 lakh. The death toll climbed to 21,604 with 475 people succumbing to the infection, according to data from the Union Health Ministry data.
The number of recoveries stands at 4,95,513, while there are currently 2,76,685 active cases of COVID-19 in the country, the updated data at 8.00 am showed.
"Thus, around 62.42 percent of patients have recovered so far," an official said. The total number of confirmed cases included foreigners.
Of the 475 deaths, 219 are from Maharashtra, 65 from Tamil Nadu, 45 from Delhi, 27 from West Bengal, 17 from Uttar Pradesh, 16 from Karnataka, 15 from Gujarat, 13 from Andhra Pradesh, 9 from Rajasthan, eight from Bihar, seven from Telangana, six from Assam, five each from Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab, four from Odisha and one from Chhattisgarh, Goa, Jhakhand and Meghalaya.
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