India has yet again witnessed the highest single-day spike of 57,117 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, and its tally has neared the 17 lakh mark, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
With this latest spike, the total cases in the country stand at 16,95,988. Among these cases 5,65,103 are active. A total of 10,94,374 patients have been cured/discharged/migrated.
A total of 764 deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported in the country in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 36,511.
As per the data provided by the Health Ministry, Maharashtra, the worst affected state from the infection, has a total of 1,50,966 active cases and 14,994 deaths.
Tamil Nadu has a total of 57,968 active cases and 3,935 deaths. Andhra Pradesh has a total of 75,720 active cases and 1,349 deaths.
Delhi has a total of 10,705 active cases and 3,963 deaths.
The total number of COVID-19 samples tested up to 31st July is 1,93,58,659 including 5,25,689 samples tested yesterday, said the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Saturday.