India’s coronavirus cases cross 18 lakh-mark with 52,972 fresh cases

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Published: August 3,2020 01:48 PM
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August 3, 2020: With 52,972 coronavirus cases in last 24 hours, the total number COVID-19 cases in India have increased to the country to 18,03,695.

August 3, 2020: With 52,972 coronavirus cases in last 24 hours, the total number COVID-19 cases in India have increased to the country to 18,03,695.



As per reports, India recorded 5,79,357 active cases while 11,86,203 patients have recovered so far. On the other hand the death toll rose to 38135.



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



According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 2,02,02,858 samples have been tested up to August 2 with 3,81,027 samples being tested on Sunday.



Maharashtra registered 9,509 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, overall tally reached 4.41 lakh on Sunday.