Coronavirus: India’s COVID-19 caseload breaches 32-lakh mark

First Published 26, Aug 2020, 12:11 PM

The overall coronavirus count reached 32,34,475 including 7,07,267 active cases, 24,67,759 cured/discharged/migrated and 59,449 deaths

<p>India's COVID-19 tally crossed the 32-lakh mark with 67,151 new cases and 1,059 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare (MOHFW).<br />
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India's COVID-19 tally crossed the 32-lakh mark with 67,151 new cases and 1,059 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare (MOHFW).
 

<p>The overall coronavirus count reached 32,34,475 including 7,07,267 active cases, 24,67,759 cured/discharged/migrated and 59,449 deaths.<br />
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The overall coronavirus count reached 32,34,475 including 7,07,267 active cases, 24,67,759 cured/discharged/migrated and 59,449 deaths.
 

<p>Maharashtra has 1,66,239 active coronavirus cases, the highest in the country followed by Andhra Pradesh with 89,932 active cases.</p>

Maharashtra has 1,66,239 active coronavirus cases, the highest in the country followed by Andhra Pradesh with 89,932 active cases.

<p style="text-align: justify;">8,23,992 samples were tested on August 25 while over 3.76 crores samples have been tested so far, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).</p>

8,23,992 samples were tested on August 25 while over 3.76 crores samples have been tested so far, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

<p>Taking to Twitter, the Union health ministry informed that India has exponentially scaled its testing from one in January to 10 lakh per day in August.<br />
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Taking to Twitter, the Union health ministry informed that India has exponentially scaled its testing from one in January to 10 lakh per day in August.
 

<p>"India has exponentially scaled its TESTING from one in January to 10 lakh/day in August 2020," MOHFW tweeted.</p>

"India has exponentially scaled its TESTING from one in January to 10 lakh/day in August 2020," MOHFW tweeted.

<p>"With Positivity Rate progressively falling, testing has worked as an effective tool to limit the spread of #Covid19 infection," the ministry said in another tweet.</p>

"With Positivity Rate progressively falling, testing has worked as an effective tool to limit the spread of #Covid19 infection," the ministry said in another tweet.

<p>On Tuesday, the Union health ministry informed that there has been more than 100% hike in the recoveries in the last 25 days and the steadily falling Case Fatality Rates (CFR) stands at 1.84%.<br />
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On Tuesday, the Union health ministry informed that there has been more than 100% hike in the recoveries in the last 25 days and the steadily falling Case Fatality Rates (CFR) stands at 1.84%.
 

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