Published On: Fri, Jul 31st, 2020

With highest single-day spike of 55,079 cases, India’s COVID-19 tally breaches 16 lakh mark

New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): With the highest single-day spike of 55,079 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, India’s coronavirus tally breached the 16 lakh mark on Friday, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

A family waits to give samples for COVID-19 testing in New Delhi, India on Tuesday, July 28, 2020.(AP Photo)

With this latest spike, the total cases in the country stand at 16,38,871. Among these cases 5,45,318 are active. A total of 10,57,806 patients have been cured/discharged/migrated.

779 deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported in the country in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 35,747.

As per the Union Health Ministry, Maharashtra has a total of 1,48,454 active cases and recorded 14,729 deaths due to COVID-19.

Tamil Nadu has a total of 57,962 active cases and 3,838 deaths in the state.

Delhi has a total of 10,743 active cases and 3,936 deaths.

The Indian Council of Medical Research on Friday informed that a total number of COVID-19 samples tested up to 30th July is 1,88,32,970 including 6,42,588 samples tested yesterday.

Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by The Sen Times staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: ANI

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