The count of confirmed coronavirus cases globally now stands at over 12.64 million, and death toll at 563,521. About 7.4 million people have managed to recover from the virus so far.
In India, the third-most-affected country, the tally of total cases has crossed the 820,000-mark. The number of active cases in the country is now over 300,000 and 22,123 people have lost their lives due to coronavirus.
Here are some data points on the spread of the pandemic:
#1. India added over 27,000 new cases in a single day
India registered 27,114 new coronavirus cases on July 10 in its highest single-day rise to surpass its previous record, set the previous day itself. India has added over 24,000 cases on each of the past three days. Maharashtra has had the biggest share of this spike, with the state reporting almost 8,000 cases on Saturday.