Coronavirus India Updates (July 26): Lockdown extension in Sikkim till August 1

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Updated: July 26, 2020 4:56:39 pm

Coronavirus Live Updates (July 26): A single-day spike of 48,661 positive cases and 705 deaths in India has been reported in the last 24 hours

The latest Covid-19 numbers reported on Friday were shared by the Union Health Ministry.The latest Covid-19 numbers reported on Friday were shared by the Union Health Ministry.

Coronavirus Lockdown State Wise Latest Updates (July 26): A single-day spike of 48,661 positive cases and 705 deaths in India has been reported in the last 24 hours, according to Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The total COVID-19 positive cases in India stand at 13,85,522 including 4,67,882 active cases, 8,85,577 cured/discharged/migrated and 32,063 deaths, the Health Ministry said today. On Saturday, India recorded a total number of 489,596 confirmed positive cases of Covid-19 in the country on Friday. More frightening was the total number of casualties reported on the same day which stood at 757 which is also the single-day biggest spike so far. On Thursday, the country had reported 49,310 positive cases which was the single-day biggest jump in the total number of Coronavirus cases and 740 deaths due to Coronavirus.

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    16:15 (IST)26 Jul 2020
    Sikkim extends lockdown till August 1

    Sikkim has extended lockdown till August 1. Sikkim today reported its first COVID-19 death after a 74-year-old man succumbed to the disease at a state-run hospital here, a senior health official said. The man was a resident of Rongli sub-division of East Sikkim district, the official said. The man died due to COVID-19 early in the morning, Director General-cum-Secretary, Health, Dr Pema T Bhutia said. He was admitted to Sir Thutob Namgyal Memorial (STNM) Hospital on Saturday night after he tested positive for the disease. The patient was shifted to the intensive care unit (ICU) where he breathed his last, he said. (PTI)

    11:00 (IST)26 Jul 2020
    India Coronavirus Update:India's COVID-19 tally climbs to 13,85,522

    India Coronavirus Update: With 48,661 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, India's COVID-19 tally climbed to 13,85,522 on Sunday, while the recoveries mounted to 8,85,576, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The COVID-19 death toll in the country rose to 32,063 with 705 fatalities being recorded in a day, the data updated at 8 am showed. There are 4,67,882 active cases of coronavirus infection presently in the country.Thus, around 63.92 per cent people have recovered so far. The total number of confirmed cases includes foreigners. This is the fourth consecutive day when COVID-19 cases have increased by more than 45,000. The number of tests for detection of COVID-19 has crossed the 16-million mark in the country. According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 1,62,91,331 samples have been tested up to July 25 with 4,42,263 samples being tested on Saturday, the highest in a day. Of the 705 deaths reported, 257 are from Maharashtra, 89 from Tamil Nadu, 72 from Karnataka, 52 from Andhra Pradesh, 42 from West Bengal, 39 from Uttar Pradesh, 29 from Delhi, 22 from Gujarat, 14 from Bihar, 12 from Jharkhand, 11 from Rajasthan and 10 from Odisha. (PTI)

    10:17 (IST)26 Jul 2020
    Lockdown in Karnataka

    Lockdown is being observed in Karnataka today, in the wake of COVID19. Essential services have been exempted.

    10:15 (IST)26 Jul 2020
    Covid cases in India: 48,661 positive cases

    Covid cases in India: Single-day spike of 48,661 positive cases and 705 deaths in India in the last 24 hours. Total COVID19 positive cases stand at 13,85,522 including 4,67,882 active cases, 8,85,577 cured/discharged/migrated & 32,063 deaths, Health Ministry said today. 

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