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Coronavirus India timeline: From first COVID-19 case in Kerala to over 3 million cases today

Updated : 2020-08-23 10:40:49

India took just 16 days to reach the 3 million mark from 2 million cases reported on August 7. The country had crossed the two million mark from the one million levels in a span of just 21 days compared to 169 days it took to reach the first million cases. With 3 million cases, India is now just after the US and Brazil in the world in caseload.

India's COVID-19 tally sprinted past the 30-lakh mark, just 16 days after it crossed 20 lakh.
India's COVID-19 tally sprinted past the 30-lakh mark, just 16 days after it crossed 20 lakh.
India reported its first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Kerala on January 30. The government declared a state emergency on February 3.
India reported its first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Kerala on January 30. The government declared a state emergency on February 3.
Delhi-NCR reported its first case on March 2 with the Centre suspending visas of foreign nationals from several countries including China the next day. March 12 India reported first COVID-19 death in Karnataka
Delhi-NCR reported its first case on March 2 with the Centre suspending visas of foreign nationals from several countries including China the next day. March 12 India reported first COVID-19 death in Karnataka
India COVID-19 lockdown 1.0 comes into effect on March 25, while the lockdown 2.0 was announced on April 14. By mid-April, the total tally reached over 10,000 cases.
India COVID-19 lockdown 1.0 comes into effect on March 25, while the lockdown 2.0 was announced on April 14. By mid-April, the total tally reached over 10,000 cases.
May 1, the Centre imposed the lockdown 3.0. India's COVID-19 tally is reported to be more than 50,000 on May 6.
May 1, the Centre imposed the lockdown 3.0. India's COVID-19 tally is reported to be more than 50,000 on May 6.
India overtakes China in the total number of COVID-19 cases. The country extends lockdown until May 31, making it one of the longest lockdowns imposed by a country. May 19, India crosses 1 lakh mark.
India overtakes China in the total number of COVID-19 cases. The country extends lockdown until May 31, making it one of the longest lockdowns imposed by a country. May 19, India crosses 1 lakh mark.
On June 27, India's COVID-19 tally crosses the 5-lakh mark. Meanwhile, early June, the Centre starts Unlock 1.0.
On June 27, India's COVID-19 tally crosses the 5-lakh mark. Meanwhile, early June, the Centre starts Unlock 1.0.
July 17, India's COVID-19 tally crosses the 1 million mark, 17 days after the government starts phased reopening or Unlock 2.0. India becomes the third worst-hit country in terms of COVID-19 after the US and Brazil.
July 17, India's COVID-19 tally crosses the 1 million mark, 17 days after the government starts phased reopening or Unlock 2.0. India becomes the third worst-hit country in terms of COVID-19 after the US and Brazil.
India crosses 3 million mark on August 23 amid Unlock 3.0.
India crosses 3 million mark on August 23 amid Unlock 3.0.
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