India records 49,931 new COVID-19 cases in a day

2020-07-27 at 13:22

India has recorded its highest single-day jump of 49,931 new cases of COVID-19 today.

The Ministry of Health in a statement said, as of this morning, India has reported a total of 1,435,453 confirmed coronavirus infections, including more than 485,000 active cases.

The total number of recovered patients stands at 917,568.

The country also recorded 708 new COVID-19 related fatalities, bringing the total death toll to 32,771.

More than 16.8 million samples have been tested across India.

India has the third-highest number of virus cases worldwide, after the United States and Brazil.