Photos: India’s Covid-19 tally at 7 million and counting

On October 10, the total cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in India crossed 7 million. However, the seven-day average of daily cases also referred to as the daily case trajectory has seen a steady drop in India. The current coronavirus tally in India stands at 8,61,853 active cases with 61,49,535 recoveries and 1,09,150 deaths.

Updated On Oct 12, 2020 11:28 AM IST
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Health workers gear up for Covid-19 duty at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh. Total cases of Covid-19 in India crossed seven million on October 10 and the total number of recovered patients surpassed six million. India has now become the second country globally to record as many cases of Covid-19 following the United States. (Ravi Kumar / HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 12, 2020 11:28 AM IST

Health workers gear up for Covid-19 duty at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh. Total cases of Covid-19 in India crossed seven million on October 10 and the total number of recovered patients surpassed six million. India has now become the second country globally to record as many cases of Covid-19 following the United States. (Ravi Kumar / HT Photo)

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An oximeter is used to examine the blood saturation levels of a person at District Hospital in Sector 30, Noida on October 7. The latest million infections have come in 13 days, compared to the previous million cases coming in 12 days –a statistic that highlights how new cases in the country are relenting. (Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 12, 2020 11:28 AM IST

An oximeter is used to examine the blood saturation levels of a person at District Hospital in Sector 30, Noida on October 7. The latest million infections have come in 13 days, compared to the previous million cases coming in 12 days –a statistic that highlights how new cases in the country are relenting. (Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)

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A health worker collects a swab sample from a man to test for Covid-19 infection at SDM office in Amar Colony New Delhi on October 10. As of October 12, there are 8,61,853 total cases of Covid-19, while 61,49,535 people have recovered from the disease. (Sanjeev Verma / HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 12, 2020 11:28 AM IST

A health worker collects a swab sample from a man to test for Covid-19 infection at SDM office in Amar Colony New Delhi on October 10. As of October 12, there are 8,61,853 total cases of Covid-19, while 61,49,535 people have recovered from the disease. (Sanjeev Verma / HT Photo)

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A man walks his dog on Carter Road in Bandra, Mumbai on October 8. The first wave of Covid-19 appears to be receding for the first time, with cases seeing a steady drop for three consecutive weeks now. However, experts have warned that with the festive season coming up, the curve may rise again if people let their guard down, HT reported. (Pratik Chorge / HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 12, 2020 11:28 AM IST

A man walks his dog on Carter Road in Bandra, Mumbai on October 8. The first wave of Covid-19 appears to be receding for the first time, with cases seeing a steady drop for three consecutive weeks now. However, experts have warned that with the festive season coming up, the curve may rise again if people let their guard down, HT reported. (Pratik Chorge / HT Photo)

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A man wearing PPE coveralls cremates a Covid-19 victim at Bhaisakund in Gomti Nagar, Lucknow on October 9. 1,09,150 people have lost their lives to the viral disease until now since the outbreak started in India in early March. (Dheeraj Dhawan / HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 12, 2020 11:28 AM IST

A man wearing PPE coveralls cremates a Covid-19 victim at Bhaisakund in Gomti Nagar, Lucknow on October 9. 1,09,150 people have lost their lives to the viral disease until now since the outbreak started in India in early March. (Dheeraj Dhawan / HT Photo)

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A doctor tends to people at the District Hospital in Sector 30, Noida on October 7. The seven-day average of daily cases in India touched 93,617 on September 16, the highest till date. Since then, however, this number (also referred to as the daily case trajectory) has been dropping steadily and stood at 72,003 on October 10—down around 23% from the peak, HT reported. (Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 12, 2020 11:28 AM IST

A doctor tends to people at the District Hospital in Sector 30, Noida on October 7. The seven-day average of daily cases in India touched 93,617 on September 16, the highest till date. Since then, however, this number (also referred to as the daily case trajectory) has been dropping steadily and stood at 72,003 on October 10—down around 23% from the peak, HT reported. (Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)

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Samples collected for Covid-19 tests at the District Hospital in Sector 30, Noida on October 10. The drop in the daily case trajectory has been led by some states also responsible for the spike in cases—Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Delhi. (Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 12, 2020 11:28 AM IST

Samples collected for Covid-19 tests at the District Hospital in Sector 30, Noida on October 10. The drop in the daily case trajectory has been led by some states also responsible for the spike in cases—Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Delhi. (Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)

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Traffic police personnel seen at Aarey Colony in Mumbai on October 9. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Delhi, together have been responsible for 46% of all infections and new infections have dropped from peak levels in the first half of September, HT reported. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 12, 2020 11:28 AM IST

Traffic police personnel seen at Aarey Colony in Mumbai on October 9. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Delhi, together have been responsible for 46% of all infections and new infections have dropped from peak levels in the first half of September, HT reported. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo)

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