Saturday, Aug 08, 2020 | Last Update : 11:28 PM IST

137th Day Of Lockdown

Maharashtra49026232728117092 Tamil Nadu2850242275754690 Andhra Pradesh2069601204641842 Karnataka164924842322998 Delhi1427231282324082 Uttar Pradesh113378668341981 West Bengal89666630601954 Bihar7179446294400 Gujarat68855517922604 Assam5549737225132 Rajasthan4941835186763 Odisha4255028698292 Haryana4005433444467 Madhya Pradesh3729827621962 Kerala3170019147103 Jammu and Kashmir2392716218449 Punjab2193014040539 Jharkhand165427503154 Chhatisgarh11408831987 Uttarakhand89015731112 Goa7947559570 Telangana751354330615 Tripura6014408437 Puducherry5123291475 Manipur3466192610 Himachal Pradesh3206200813 Nagaland26578247 Arunachal Pradesh204913263 Chandigarh137482023 Meghalaya10234236 Sikkim8544061 Mizoram5672890
  India   All India  01 Aug 2020  COVID-19 pandemic: India crosses 17-lakh cases mark after record surge in a single day

COVID-19 pandemic: India crosses 17-lakh cases mark after record surge in a single day

Published : Aug 1, 2020, 12:13 pm IST
Updated : Aug 1, 2020, 11:13 pm IST

Recoveries, meanwhile, crossed the 11-lakh mark

Wear mask and stay safe. (PTI)
 Wear mask and stay safe. (PTI)

India's COVID-19 tally breached the 17-lakh mark on Saturday. As per the COVID-19 India tracker at 10.30 pm, India accounted for 17,51,356 cases. The unwanted milestone was reached after India recorded an unprecedented single-day increase of 57,118 cases in the previous 24 hours.

The recoveries, meanwhile, crossed the 11-lakh mark and stood at 11,46,658, according to the COVID-19 India tracker at 10.30 pm. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 37,399, with the COVID-19 India tracker showing 848 deaths until 10.30 pm on Saturday. The total number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 5,66,567 across the country.


The recovery rate among COVID-19 patients was recorded at around 64 per cent, while the fatality rate further dropped to around 2.1 per cent, the COVID-19 India tracker showed.

Notably, India has now recorded over 50,000 COVID-19 cases for the fourth consecutive day.

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.

Of the 764 deaths reported in the 8 am update by the Union health ministry, 265 were from Maharashtra, 97 from Tamil Nadu, 84 from Karnataka, 68 from Andhra Pradesh, 45 from West Bengal, 43 from Uttar Pradesh, 27 from Delhi, 23 from Gujarat, 16 from Punjab, 14 each from Bihar and Telangana, 12 from Jammu and Kashmir and 11 from Rajasthan.


Ten fatalities were reported from Madhya Pradesh, eight from Odisha, four each from Assam, Haryana and Uttarakhand, three each from Goa, Jharkhand, Kerala, two from Chhattisgarh while Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Manipur and Puducherry recorded one fatality each.

Tags: coronavirus in india, coronavirus (covid-19), coronavirus treatment, coronavirus testing