7,717 New COVID Cases in Maha; Lockdown Extended in WB Till 31 Aug
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Maharashtra on Tuesday, 28 July, reported 7,717 new COVID-19 cases and 282 fatalities, taking the tally in the state to over 3.91 lakh and the death toll to 14,165. Meanwhile, 1,056 new infections were recorded in Delhi, which took the tally in the national capital to 1,32,275. Notably, in both states, the number of recovered patients on Tuesday surpassed the number of new cases.
Meanwhile, lockdown in West Bengal for select days has been extended till 31 August, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Tuesday, adding there will be no lockdown on special occasions. Later, the state government’s Home Department stated that they are also withdrawing the complete lockdown announcement for 2 and 9 August.
- Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray pointed that only 700 COVID-19 cases were reported in Mumbai on Tuesday, the day when it also saw the highest daily testing numbers
- According to the Health Ministry figures announced earlier on Tuesday, India’s COVID-19 case count stood at 14.83 lakh and the death toll at 33,425
- According to the Centre, the country’s case fatality rate stands at 2.25 percent, while the recovery rate is more than 64 percent
23 New Cases in Mizoram
At least 23 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Mizoram in last 24 hours. The total number of COVID-19 positive cases is 384 including 193 cured/discharged cases and 191 active cases.
Woman Alleges Molestation By Another COVID Patient in Noida Hospital
A woman has alleged that she was molested by a doctor who was also a patient in the isolation ward of a hospital in Noida, Ranvijay Singh, Additional Deputy Superintendent of Police told ANI. Both were COVID-19 positive. A case has been registered.
India's COVID Tally Rises to 14.83 L, Death Toll at 33,425
With a spike of 47,704 COVID-19cases in the last 24 hours, the total number of COVID-19 cases in India stand at 14,83,157 including 4,96,988 active cases, 9,52,744 cured/discharged/migrated and 33,425 deaths.
1,73,34,885 Samples Tested Till Date: ICMR
The total number of COVID-19 samples tested up to 27 July is 1,73,34,885 including 5,28,082 samples tested yesterday, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.
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11:31 AM, 28 JulLockdown in Bengal for Select Days Extended Till 31 August
1:04 PM, 28 Jul1,056 New COVID-19 Cases in Delhi; 1,135 Recovered/Discharged
2:57 PM, 28 Jul7,717 New COVID-19 Cases in Maharashtra; 10,333 Discharged Today
5:15 PM, 28 JulBengal Withdraws Complete Lockdown Announcement for 2 and 9 August