Coronavirus cases, covid19 tracker Lockdown news Unlock 3 news: Total COVID-19 cases in India have jumped to 16,95,988 including 5,65,103 active cases, 10,94,374 cured/discharged & 36,511 deaths, the Health Ministry said today. Single-day spike of 57,117 positive cases and 764 deaths was recorded in India in the last 24 hours.
On Friday, India recorded 55,079 fresh Covid19 Coronavirus cases. With this, the present coronavirus tally stands at 16,38,871. In the last 24 hours, 779 COVID19 related deaths have been recorded taking the total death toll to 35,747. There are 5,45,318 active cases Coronavirus active cases and 10,57,806 have been discharged. The recovery rate was 64.54 per cent and the fatality rate was at 2.21 per cent.
Several states like Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, and West Bengal have issued Unlock 3 guidelines extending lockdown in the month of August. While the central government in its Unlock 3.0 guidelines had announced a number of relaxations and lifted the night curfew, the state governments have laid their separate norms to check the spread of Coronavirus.
Meanwhile, the Centre wants to raise Coronavirus COVID19 testing capacity to 10 lakhs tests per day in the medium term. Over 6 lakh tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. The central government continues to implement a strategy of comprehensive testing, tracking, and treatment to effectively tackle pandemic, the Health Ministry said.