India’s COVID-19 caseload surged to 10,77,618 on Sunday (July 19, 2020) with 38,902 news cases of coronavirus. Out of the total cases 3,73,379 are active cases, 6,77,423 are cured/migrated cases, according to data by the Union Health Ministry.
The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 26,816 with 543 fatalities reported in a day, the data updated at 8 am on Sunday showed. “Around 62.94 per cent of patients have recovered so far,” an official said.
This was the fourth consecutive day when the number of COVID-19 cases increased by more than 30,000.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a cumulative total of 1,37,91,869 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to July 18 with 3,58,127 samples being tested on Friday.
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