India reports 56,282 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

Source :SIFY
Author :SIFY
Last Updated: Thu, Aug 6th, 2020, 10:10:14hrs

New Delhi: India's COVID-19 tally today rises to 19,64,537 with 56,282 fresh cases in the last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry data.

The total death toll climbs to 40,699 with 904 deaths in last 24 hours.  

Active COVID-19 cases in India are stand at 5,95,501, while 13,28,336 people have recovered from the disease.

Five most affected states by total tally of cases are Maharashtra (4,68,265), Tamil Nadu (273,000), Andhra Pradesh (1,76,333), Karnataka (150,000) and Delhi (140,232). 

Meanwhile, recoveries have mounted to 12,82,215, according to the Union health ministry data.

Worldometer recorded 262,560 new cases worldwide in the past 24 hours. As many as 18,956,633 people around the world have been diagnosed with Covid-19. While more than 12,141,853 have recovered, 710,048 have died so far.