coronavirus update indiaas on : 04 August 2020 04:37 GMT+5:30
Coronavirus Updates: Over 54,000 Cases In India In 24 Hours,Total Cases Cross 17 Lakh
Total recoveries surged to 11.45 lakh
Coronavirus Updates: Over 54,000 Cases In India In 24 Hours, Total Cases Cross 17 Lakh
New Delhi: On Sunday with an increase of 54,735 cases in the last 24 hours, India's coronavirus tally went past the 17 lakh-mark, showed the data of the Union Health Ministry.
Total coronavirus cases in the country now stand at 17,50,723. It has been 185 days since the first cases in Kerala in January this year.
At present, there are 5,67,730 active cases in the country. The recovery rate stood at 64.53% while the fatality rate at 2.15%.
This is the fourth consecutive day that the coronavirus cases have increased by more than 50,000.
As per the ICMR, a cumulative total of 1,98,21,831 samples have been tested upto August 1 with 4,63,172 being tested on Saturday.
Six months after the World Health Organisation declared a global emergency, the coronavirus cases globally have crossed 1.77 crores while 6.84 lakh have died of the infection.
The worst affected country the US hs reported over 1,000 deaths for the fifth consecutive day.
"WHO continues to assess the global risk level of COVID-19 to be very high," it said in its latest statement.
In India, the two indigenously develop vaccine candidates are undergoing trails.