India, on Monday, registered 52,972 positive cases of coronavirus and 771 deaths in the last 24 hours. With this, India's case tally has risen to 18 lakh. According to the health ministry data at 8 am, the country has 5,79,357 active cases and 38,135 deaths. So far, 11,86,203 people have got cured of the virus.
At 52,972, India stands at the top of the chart of the countries reporting the highest number of coronavirus cases, followed by the US at 47,541; Brazil 25,800; and Peru 21,358. The number of cases in Russia has now declined, with the country reporting 5,387 new cases in one day.
Yesterday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah tested positive for coronavirus. He has been admitted at Gurugram's Medanta hospital. Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit also tested positive for COVID-19.
Meanwhile, the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) stated that COVID-19 tests have crossed 2 crore.
Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally has increased to 4,41,228 with 9,509 fresh cases. The state's fatalities are up by 260 to 15,576. Uttar Pradesh coronavirus tally has reached 92,921 with 3,853 more cases. The state has recorded 1,730 fatalities till now.
National capital Delhi has recorded 961 fresh coronavirus cases. Its tally has risen to 1,37,677. Besides, Delhi has started monthly serological survey. The ongoing survey will finish by August 7.
In West Bengal, coronavirus tally has climbed to 75,516. The state reported 2,739 fresh cases and 49 deaths since yesterday morning.
With 1,101 new cases, coronavirus case tally in Gujarat reached 63,575. The death toll has risen to 2,487.
With 8,555 fresh COVID-19 cases, Andhra Pradesh's case tally has risen to 1,58,764. However, a total of 6,272 patients have recovered in the state.
Here are state-wise coronavirus active case tally
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