The doubling time of Covid-19 cases has improved to 19 days from three days before the lockdown even as total Covid-19 cases surged to around 5 lakh on Saturday with the worst single-day jump of 18,552 cases.
Worldwide coronavirus cases crossed 10 million mark and the death toll jumped to 500,626, according to Worldometer on Sunday.
India reported 20,131 new cases to take the tally to 529,577, according to the website.
The death toll in India stands at 16,103. India registered over 14000 cases for the ninth day in a row. Meanwhile, Jharkhand became the first state after West Bengal to extend the lockdown till July 31. “Considering the seriousness of the situation, the state government has decided to extend the lockdown till 31 July,” Chief Minister Hemant Soren tweeted.
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