Total cases soar to 742,417 in India; death toll 20,642; 456,830 cured/discharged. Stay with EastMojo for the latest updates, particularly from Northeast India
In yet another alarming situation for possibility of community transmission in Manipur, a 21-year-old girl -- a Mumbai returnee who had stayed at quarantine centre for at least 41 days -- tested positive for COVID-19 on the day she left for home quarantine in Ukhrul district.
As per sources, the girl stayed for 14 days at an institutional quarantine centre and later shifted to community quarantine centre (CQC) at DIET teachers' quarters at Dungrei in Hungpung village. READ MORE
The total number of coronavirus cases in India reached 742,417 on Wednesday (July 8), as of 8 am, with the death toll standing at 20,642.
According to the latest updates provided by the Union health ministry, there are 264,944 active cases with 20,642 deaths so far in the country. As many as 456,830 patients have been cured or discharged and one has migrated.