According to data released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry, 57,117 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours and 764 people have died. After this, the total number of corona positive cases across the country has increased to 16,95,988. Of these 5,65,103 are active cases, 10,94,374 people have been cured or discharged from hospital. On the other hand, 36,511 people have died so far.
Over 5,25,000 samples were tested in the last 24 hours:
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 1,93,58,659 samples have been tested for the coronavirus across the country as of 31 July. Of which 5,25,689 samples were tested on Friday.
Andhra Pradesh became the 3rd most-affected state:
Andhra Pradesh has overtaken Delhi to become the third most affected state in the country due to corona infection.
President greeted people on Bakrid:
President Ram Nath Kovind congratulated the Indian citizens on Bakrid. The President said, ‘Eid Mubarak. The festival of Eid-ul-Adha symbolizes the spirit of mutual brotherhood and sacrifice, inspiring people to work for the interests of all. Come, on this happy occasion let us share our happiness with needy people and follow all the guidelines for the prevention of corona. ‘
Second phase of serosurvey in Delhi starts today:
The second phase of sero survey has started in Delhi today to ascertain the level of prevalence of corona infection. In this, more than 100 teams will take blood samples of more than 20 thousand people on the guidelines of the Health Department. The survey will take place between August 1 and August 5.