Coronavirus: 52,000 New Coronavirus Cases, India’s tally crosses 18 lakh

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New Delhi, 3 Aug,2020 : Coronavirus cases are increasing rapidly in India. The total number of cases in the country has reached to more than 18 lakhs and more than 38 thousand people have died. According to the latest data released by the Ministry of Health, in the last 24 hours, more than 52 thousand cases of corona have been reported and 771 people have died. During this, three lakhs 81 thousand 027 sample tests were conducted. More than 50 thousand cases of corona have been reported for the fifth consecutive day.


According to the Union Health Ministry, the number of Coronavirus positive patients has reached 1,803,695 across the country. Out of this, 1,186,203 have been cured and discharged from hospitals while 38,135 people have died and one patient has migrated out of the country. There are still 579,357  active patients undergoing treatment in hospitals across the country. Till date, two crore 2 lakh 2 thousand 858 sample tests have been done. The recovery rate is 65.44 percent and the death rate is 2.13 percent.


Highest cases in Maharashtra


Maharashtra has reported the highest number of coronavirus cases in the country. Across Maharashtra, 9,509 fresh COVID19 cases were reported yesterday while 9926 people got discharged from hospitals yesterday. Also, 260 deaths have been reported in the state yesterday. The total number of positive cases is now 4,41,228 including 2,76,809 discharged and 15,576 deaths. There are 1,48,537 active cases. The recovery rate in Maharashtra is 62.74 % now.