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India breaks daily coronavirus infections with over 57,000

August 1, 2020

India has added a record more than 57,000 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, for a total of nearly 1.7 million people infected, the Asian giant reported on Saturday.

The Department of Health has indicated that another 57,118 new infections were found in these 24 hours – the third day in a row over 50,000 daily cases – and another 764 deaths, with the remainder already 1,695,988 infected and 36,511 deaths.

Of the total, 565,103 cases are still active, while 1,094,374 million people have recovered, resulting in a cure rate of 64.53 percent compared to a mortality rate of 2.15 percent, the PTI News agency said.