With Biggest Spike of 49K Cases, India’s COVID-19 Tally at 12.87 L

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Updated25 Jul 2020, 03:20 AM IST
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The number of coronavirus cases in India rose by 49,310 to 12,87,945 on Friday, 24 July, in what is the biggest single-day spike. The death toll increased by 740 to 30,601.

According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 4,40,135 active cases across the country, while 8,17,208 patients have been cured or discharged, and one has migrated.

With Biggest Spike of 49K Cases, India’s COVID-19 Tally at 12.87 L
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  • Delhi on Friday reported 1,025 new COVID-19 cases and 32 deaths, taking the tally in the national capital to 1,28,389 and the death toll to 3,777
  • Maharashtra reported 9,615 new COVID-19 cases and 278 fatalities, taking the tally in the state to 3,57,117 and the death toll to 13,132
  • Tamil Nadu reported 6,785 new COVID-19 cases and 88 fatalities, taking the tally in the state to 1,99,749 and the death toll to 3,320
  • No flights will operate to and from Kolkata on 25 and 29 July due to a total lockdown, sources from NSCBI Airport said on Friday
  • The coronavirus tally in the US crossed the 4 million-mark on Friday, as per the Johns Hopkins University tally, news agency AFP reported

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