5,532 new cases take Karnataka's total to 1,34,819; active count at 74,590

India's COVID-19 tally reached 17,50,723 on Sunday with a single-day increase of 54,735 cases, while the recoveries surged to 1145630, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Monday, August 3, 2020 - 00:13

India's COVID-19 tally reached 17,50,723 on Sunday with a single-day increase of 54,735 cases, while the recoveries surged to 1145630, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 37364 with 853 people succumbing to the disease in a 24-hour span, the data updated at 9 am showed.

At present, there are 567730 active cases in the country.

The recovery rate among COVID-19 patients was recorded at 65.43 percent, while the positivity rate is at 11.81 percent, the data stated.

This is the fourth consecutive day that COVID-19 cases have increased by more than 50,000. 

According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 1,93,58,659 samples have been tested up to July 31 with 5, 25,689 being tested on Friday.

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2 August 2020, 19:49 PM

Karnataka: New Cases Reported - 5,532. Total Active Cases - 74,590. Total Positive Cases - 1,34,819. Total Discharges - 57,725. Today’s COVID Deaths - 84. Total COVID Deaths - 2,496. Death of COVID positive patient due to Non-COVID cause - 08.

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2 August 2020, 17:16 PM

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2 August 2020, 17:08 PM

Union Home Minister Amit Shah tests coronavirus positive and is now admitted to hospital.

2 August 2020, 16:20 PM

Delhi: 961 new cases and 15 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. Total positive cases surge to 1,37,677, of which, 10,356 are active cases and 4,004 have succumbed.

2 August 2020, 13:51 PM

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the Maharashtra Police force stands at 9,566, informed the police on Sunday. Out of the total cases, 7,534 have recovered and 1,929 are active. The death toll stands at 103. (ANI input)

2 August 2020, 13:45 PM

Himachal Pradesh's COVID-19 case tally rises to 2,643. There are 1,109 active cases, 1,505 recovered cases and 12 deaths in the state. (ANI input)

2 August 2020, 13:26 PM

ICMR: The total number of COVID-19 samples tested up to August 1 is 1,98,21,831 including 4,63,172 samples tested yesterday.

2 August 2020, 12:55 PM

1891 fresh COVID-19 cases were reported in the state yesterday, taking the total number of cases to 66,677. The numbers of active and recovered cases in the state are 18,547 and 47,590, respectively. Death toll 540: Telangana Government

2 August 2020, 09:45 AM

India COVID-19 data: Coronavirus cases in India rise to 1750723 which includes 567730 active cases, 1145630 recovered/migrated cases, and 37364 deaths as per the Ministry of health data. 

2 August 2020, 07:31 AM

Jharkhand: 738 new COVID-19 cases reported in the state. Total number of cases rises to 12,104 including 7,477active cases, 4,513 recovered and discharged cases and 114 deaths as per the state health department.

2 August 2020, 06:34 AM

West Bengal's COVID-19 toll rises to 1,629 with highest single-day fatality of 48; record 2,589 new cases take tally to 72,777. (PTI input)

2 August 2020, 06:33 AM

A 110-year-old woman has recovered from COVID19 and discharged in Chitradurga district of Karnataka, say officials.

2 August 2020, 06:32 AM

Maharashtra: At least 76 workers of a firm in Chakan area of Pune district test positive for COVID-19.

2 August 2020, 06:31 AM

Punjab reports its sharpest single-day spike of 944 COVID-19 cases on Saturday taking the tally to 17,063, while 19 fatalities in the same period increases death toll to 405. (PTI input)