Total cases soar to 2,647,664 in India; death toll 50,921; 1,919,842 cured/discharged. Stay with EastMojo for the latest updates, particularly from Northeast India
Days after EastMojo reported how over 400 students assembled inside Guwahati College premises to submit their examination forms -- violating all COVID-19 safety norms -- two students of the institution have now reportedly tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus.
This has created fear psychosis among a section of parents and students who were present in the college on August 11, the day the alleged unplanned gathering took place. READ MORE
The total number of coronavirus cases in India reached 2,647,664 on Monday (August 17), as of 8 am, with the death toll standing at 50,921.
According to the latest updates provided by the Union health ministry, there are 676,900 active cases with 50,921 deaths so far in the country. As many as 1,919,842 patients have been cured or discharged and one has migrated.