Total cases soar to 1,003,832 in India; death toll 25,602; 635,756 cured/discharged. Stay with EastMojo for the latest updates, particularly from Northeast India
The Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) and the Nagaland Geographical Information System (NGIS) has once again sent out drones in the skies of Kohima — this time to deliver emergency medical supplies to the COVID-19 hospitals, quarantine centres and covid care centres.
With a 5 kg payload of medical supplies comprising of PPE suit and face masks, the first delivery was made to the NHAK COVID-19 hospital from IG Stadium, on Wednesday. Moving at a speed of 64 km per hour, it covered a total of approximately 8 km (3.95 km one way). READ MORE
The total number of coronavirus cases in India reached 1,003,832 on Friday (July 17), as of 8 am, with the death toll standing at 25,602.
According to the latest updates provided by the Union health ministry, there are 342,473 active cases with 25,602 deaths so far in the country. As many as 635,756 patients have been cured or discharged and one has migrated.