52,123 new Corona cases, 775 deaths

NEW DELHI, July 30:
COVID-19 cases in India crossed the 50,000 mark in a single day for the first time, pushing the virus tally to 15,83,792, while the recoveries went past 10 lakh today, according to the Union Health Ministry data.
The country registered a record increase of 52,123 infections in a span of 24-hours, while the death-toll climbed to 34,968 with 775 people succumbing to the disease in a day, the data updated at 8 am showed.
There are 5,28,242 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country presently.
The recovery rate among COVID-19 patients was recorded at 64.44 per cent, while the fatality rate was at 2.21 pc.
The total number of confirmed cases also includes foreigners.
The number of tests for detection of COVID-19 has crossed the 18-million mark in the country.
According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 1,81,90,382 samples have been tested up to July 29 with 4,46,642 samples being tested on Wednesday. (PTI)


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