India's COVID-19 tally races past 17 lakh; July alone saw 65% of total cases
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), cumulatively 1,93,58,659 samples have been tested up to July 31 with 5,25,689 of them on Friday.
Coronavirus News highlights: Today is the 131st day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 16,95,988 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 36,511 deaths. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Gujarat have reported the highest number of cases. However, infections are rising rapidly in states like Andhra Pradesh
Coronavirus in West Bengal LIVE Updates | State Health Dept: 2,589 new COVID-19 cases and 48 deaths reported in West Bengal today. The total number of cases now stands at 72,777 in the state including 20,631 active cases, 50,517 discharged cases and 1,629 deaths.
Coronavirus in Chhattisgarh LIVE Updates | 193 cases, 1 death today, count now 9,385, toll 55
Chhattisgarh on Saturday reported 193 COVID-19cases taking the state's count to 9,385, while the death toll climbed to 55 after an elderly woman succumbed to the infection.
However, the day also saw 380 patients getting discharged after recovery.
Of the freshcases, 81 were from Raipur, 53 from Durg, nine from Bilaspur, eight each from Rajnandgaon and Janjgir- Champa, seven from Surguja, five from Koriya, four each from Raigarh, Balodabazar and Kabirdham, three from Mungeli and two from Bastar, besides one each from Kondagaon, Narayanpur, Mahasamund, Bemetara and Balod.
Coronavirus in Assam LIVE Updates | 1,457 new COVID-19 cases detected out of 27,161 tests conducted in the last 24 hrs. Positivity rate at 5.36 percent. Total number of cases now at 41,726 including 30,357 discharged cases, 11,265 active cases and 101 deaths.
Coronavirus in Goa LIVE Updates | State Health Dept: Goa reports 280 new COVID-19 cases while 227 patients recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours. Total cases now stand at 6,193 including 4,438 recoveries and 48 deaths.
Coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh LIVE Updates | State Health Dept: Madhya Pradesh reports 808 new COVID-19 cases and 9 deaths in the last 24 hours. With this, number of total cases rose 32,614 including 22,969 recoveries and 876 deaths.
Coronavirus in Bihar LIVE Updates | State Health Dept: 2,502 new COVID-19 cases reported in Bihar in the last 24 hours, taking total cases to 54,508 including 35,473 discharges and 312 deaths. Number of active cases stands at 18,722.
Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE Updates | Maharashtra reported 9,601 COVID-19 cases and 322 deaths today, taking total cases to 4,31,719 including 2,66,883 recoveries and 15,316 deaths. Number of active cases stands at 1,49,214 out of which 46,345 cases are in Pune.
Coronavirus in Haryana LIVE Updates | State Health Dept: 793 new COVID-19 cases and 7 deaths reported in Haryana today, taking active cases to 6,250 and death toll to 428. A total of 29,080 patients have recovered from the disease till date.
Coronavirus in Uttarakhand LIVE Updates | State Health Dept: 264 new COVID-19 cases reported in Uttarakhand today, taking total cases to 7,447 including 4,330 recoveries and 83 deaths.
Coronavirus in Odisha LIVE Updates | Odisha records highest single day spike in COVID-19 cases, toll mounts to 187
Odisha registered its highest single-day spike of 1,602 COVID-19 cases on Saturday pushing the state's tally to 33,479 Saturday and the toll rose to 187 with 10 more deaths, a health department official said.
The 10 fresh fatalities were reported from four districts. Ganjam reported the highest five deaths, three in Khurda and one each in Gajapati and Sundergarh districts, the official said.