57,117 cases: India sees highest COVID spike
August 01, 2020  09:47

India reported a new record surge this morning in coronavirus cases with more than 57,118 fresh infections in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to 16,95,988.

The country also witnessed 764 COVID-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union health ministry said. The total fatalities due tothe virus now stand at 36,511.

The country's Covid tally had crossed the 16 lakh-mark just three days after crossing the 15 lakh infections. More than 10.94 lakh patients have recovered; the recovery rate stood at 64.52 per cent this morning. 
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