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Aug 05, 2020 10:55 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Coronavirus News Highlights: Andhra records over 10,000 new cases again; one-day rise with 77 deaths

Coronavirus India News LIVE Updates: The total confirmed coronavirus cases in the country surged to 19,08,254 while the death toll climbed to 39,795.

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: India's COVID-19 infection tally raced past 19 lakh on Wednesday, two days after it crossed the 18-lakh mark, with52,509 people testing positive for the novel coronavirus in a day, while the recoveries have mounted to 12,82,215, according to the Union Health Ministry data. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh have reported the highest number of cases. However, infections are rising rapidly in states like Assam and Karnataka. Yet, India’s recovery rate continues to rise and now stands at 66.31 percent.

The total coronavirus cases in the country surged to 19,08,254 while the death toll climbed to 39,795 with 857 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am showed.

The recovery rate among COVID-19 patients has risen to 67.19 percent while the fatality rate has further dropped to 2.09 per cent, the data stated.

There are 5,86,244 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country presently which contribute 30.72 percent of the total caseload. 'Unlock 3.0' is underway.

Globally, there have been over 1.8 crore confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 6.9 lakh people have died so far. Catch the LIVE Updates here:
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  • August 05, 2020 09:56 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Mumbai LIVE updates | BMC: Mumbai's COVID-19 tally rises to 1,19,255 with 1,125 new cases; 42 more fatalities take death toll to 6,588.

  • August 05, 2020 09:42 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Karnataka LIVE updates: COVID-19 cases cross 1.5 lakh mark in Karnataka with 5,619 fresh cases; 100 deaths takes toll to 2,804.

  • August 05, 2020 09:39 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Andhra Pradesh LIVE updates: Andhra Pradesh once again crosses 10,000 daily COVID-19 cases mark after some dip in last three days. It also records single-day highest number of 77 fatalities. 

  • August 05, 2020 09:17 PM IST

    Coronavirus in West Bengal LIVE updates: Record 61 deaths raise COVID-19 toll in West Bengal to 1,846; tally goes up to 83,800 with highest single-day spike of 2,816 new infections.

  • August 05, 2020 08:45 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Haryana LIVE updates: Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij says cases have been registered against 11 sanitizer brands after their samples failed quality parameters.

  • August 05, 2020 08:08 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE updates: 10,309 new COVID-19 cases, 6,165 discharged and 334 deaths reported in Maharashtra today. Total number of cases in the state is now at 4,68,265, including 1,45,961 active cases, 3,05,521 recovered and 16,476 deaths.

  • August 05, 2020 07:59 PM IST

    Coronavirus News LIVE updates: US to pay over $1 billion for 100 million doses of Johnson & Johnson's potential COVID-19 vaccine (Inputs from Reuters)

  • August 05, 2020 07:49 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh LIVE updates: UP records 4,078 new COVID-19 cases, 40 more fatalities. Infection tally rises to 1,04,388; death toll at 1,857.

  • August 05, 2020 07:29 PM IST

    90% of recovered COVID-19 patients in Wuhan suffering from lung damage

    Ninety percent of a sample group of coronavirus-recovered patients from a prominent hospital in China's Wuhan city, where the pandemic broke out, have reported lung damage, and five percent of them are again in quarantine after testing positive for the virus.
    A team at the Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University led by Peng Zhiyong, director of the hospital's Intensive Care Unit (ICU), has been conducting follow-up visits with '100 recovered patients' since April.
    The first phase of this one-year programme finished in July. The average age of the patients in the study is 59.

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