Tamil Nadu records 5,879 new infections, total surges to 2,51,738

Coronavirus cases in India mounted to 16,95,988 on Saturday (August 1), recording the highest single-day spike of 57,117 positive cases & 764 deaths in India in the last 24 hours.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 23:33

Coronavirus cases in India mounted to 16,95,988 on Saturday (August 1), recording the highest single-day spike of 57,117 positive cases & 764 deaths in India in the last 24 hours.

The active cases in India stand at 5,65,103, whereas 10,94,374 are cured/discharged. The total death toll in the country is at 36,511 as per the Health Ministry.

This was the third consecutive day that COVID-19 cases have increased by more than 50,000 and the second day when India recorded more than 55,000 cases. 

The recovery rate rose to 64.54 percent while the fatality rate dropped further to 2.18 percent. The positivity rate stands at 8.57 percent. 

Maharashtra remains to be the worst-hit state and has 4,11,798 total cases, including 2,48,615 recovered cases and 1,48,150 active cases. It is followed by Tamil Nadu, which has 2,39,978 cases and then Delhi, which logged 1,34,403 cases.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a cumulative 1,93,58,659 samples have been tested up to July 31 with 5,25,689 being examined on Friday.

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1 August 2020, 23:22 PM

Maharashtra: 9,601 new cases take state's COVID-19 tally to 4,31,719. The death count stands at 15,316. (Read in detail)

1 August 2020, 20:39 PM

Delhi: 1,118 new cases and 26 deaths were recorded in the past 24 hours, while the COVID-19 containment zones reduced to 496. (Read more here)

1 August 2020, 20:38 PM

Karnataka: State records 5,172 new coronavirus cases in past 24 hours, COVID-19 tally surges to 1,29,287. (Read in detail)

1 August 2020, 18:36 PM

Delhi: The national capital reports 1,118 new cases and 26 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total cases increase to 1,36,716, of which, 10,596 are active cases, 1,22,131 are recoveries and 3,989 deaths.

1 August 2020, 18:35 PM

Andhra Pradesh: 9,276 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours that took the active cases to 72,188. Total cases surge to 1,50,209. The death count is at 1,407.

1 August 2020, 18:32 PM

Kerala: 1,129 new confirmed cases in the last 24 hours take the active count to 10,862.
 

1 August 2020, 18:28 PM

Tamil Nadu: 5,879 new cases and 99 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. The total number of confirmed cases rises to 2,51,738, of which, 1,90,966 are discharges and 4,034 deaths.

1 August 2020, 12:11 PM

Rajasthan: 563 new COVID-19 cases and 10 deaths reported in the state. The total number of cases in the state is now 42,646 including 11,979 active cases and 690 deaths as per the state health department.

1 August 2020, 11:28 AM

The coronavirus-induced lockdown has been extended till August 31 in the containment zones of Maharashtra's Thane district, a senior official said on Saturday. In a video address, district collector Rajesh Narvekar said concessions granted to the non-containment zones and the state government's guidelines will be applicable to Thane rural, municipal council and Nagar Panchayat limits. (PTI input)

1 August 2020, 11:17 AM

Odisha: 1,602 new COVID19 cases reported in the state in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to 33,479. The number of recovered cases is 20,517 and active cases are 12,737, says State Health Department.

1 August 2020, 11:15 AM

232 more Maharashtra Police personnel test positive for COVID-19 and 1 died in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 103. Total number of police personnel infected with Corona at 9449, out of which 7,414 have recovered and 1,932 are active cases: Maharashtra Police

1 August 2020, 10:15 AM

France reported 1,346 new coronavirus infections on Friday, taking the total to 187,919 as the daily tally of new cases remained above 1,300 for the third day running, a level last seen during lockdown. (Reuters report)

1 August 2020, 09:32 AM

India COVID-19 data: Coronavirus cases in India rise to 16,95,988 including 5,65,103 active cases, 10,94,374 cured/discharged & 36,511 deaths as per the Health Ministry. Single-day spike of 57,117 positive cases & 764 deaths in India in the last 24 hours.

 

1 August 2020, 06:41 AM

1,147 new COVID-19 cases in Rajasthan, tally 42,083, active cases 11,558; toll rises to 680 with 13 more deaths.

1 August 2020, 06:40 AM

1,862 new COVID-19 cases in Assam, tally 40,269, active cases 9,811; toll rises to 98 with 4 more deaths: Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

1 August 2020, 06:37 AM

Highest single-day spike of 826 COVID-19 cases in Jharkhand, tally 11,314, active cases 6,894; toll rises to 106 with 3 more deaths. (PTI input)