Coronavirus India Update: West Bengal govt announces lockdown extension in containment zones t
Coronavirus India News Live Updates: West Bengal government Wednesday announced an extension of lockdown in containment zone till July 31 to contain the spread of COVID-19. The ongoing lockdown in West Bengal was to end on June 30.
With India reporting 465 deaths and 1,59,68 fresh cases in the last 24 hrs, the total number of COVID-19 infections on Wednesday crossed the 4.5 lakh-mark to reach 4,56,183 including 14,476 casualties. As many as 1,83,022 are active cases and 2,58,685 people have been treated and discharged. Even as there has been a consistent surge in the number of coronavirus cases, the number of recoveries continues to be higher than active cases by a margin of 75,662 today.
Globally, over 9.26 million people are infected with the virus and 4,77,584 have died, with the United States recording the maximum number of cases (23,28,562), followed by Brazil (11,06,470), Russia (5,98,878) and India at 4,40,215 cases. As many as 4,630,391 people have recovered globally.