I have been conducting Data Analytics Studies on the Coronavirus Pandemic for 115 days and have written 180 research-based blog posts on COVID-19 in these 115 days.
India recorded its highest-ever count of 22,721 new Covid-19 cases yesterday, the first time the country breached the 22,000-mark. It had breached the 21,000-mark on Thursday (July 2), when it recorded its second-highest daily count of 21,948 cases.
The 7-day moving average (7DMA) now stands at 20,063 average daily cases, compared with 16,233 on June 26, an increase of 23.6% in just 7 days. India’s 7DMA was just 8,391 average daily cases one month back, i.e., on June 3. Therefore, the 7DMA of average daily cases has gone up 139.1% in just one month.
Yesterday, the world recorded its second-highest daily tally of 208,155 cases, just slightly lower than its highest tally of 208,864 cases recorded a day earlier (July 2). The 7DMA is 185,058 average daily cases, the highest ever.
On the eve of its Independence Day, the US recorded its second-highest daily tally of 54,904 cases, Its highest tally of 57,232 cases was recorded a day earlier (July 2). The 7DMA is 48,317 average daily cases, the highest ever.
Apart from USA and India, the other country breaking past records is South Africa, which recorded its highest daily tally of 9,063 cases. The last 3 days have all beaten previous highs continuously. South Africa’s 7DMA is 7,505 average daily cases, also its highest ever.
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LATEST UPDATES (at 2:15 am UTC; 4 July 2020):
- The world has crossed 11.190 million cases
- The global death toll is over 529,100
- With 649,889 cases and 18,669 deaths. India is No.4 in the world in cases and No.8 in deaths. Maharashtra state, with 192,990 cases and 8,376 deaths, would rank No.16 in cases and No.15 in deaths if it were a country
- 4 countries have crossed 600,000 cases (up from 0 on April 3)
- 8 countries have crossed 250,000 cases (up from 1 on April 3)
- 18 countries have crossed 150,000 cases (up from 1 on April 3)
- 20 countries have crossed 100,000 cases (up from 3 on April 3)
- 32 countries have crossed 50,000 cases (up from 8 on April 3)
- 51 countries have crossed 25,000 cases (up from 11 on April 3)
- 2 countries have crossed 60,000 deaths (up from 0 on April 3)
- 7 countries have crossed 25,000 deaths (up from 0 on April 3)
- 10 countries have crossed 10,000 deaths (up from 0 on April 3)
- 18 countries have crossed 5,000 deaths (up from 5 on April 3)
- 25 countries have crossed 2,500 deaths (up from 7 on April 3)
- 37 countries have crossed 1,000 deaths (up from 10 on April 3)