India recorded 36,011 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of active coronavirus cases in the country to 4,03,248, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday.
With 41,970 new recoveries, the number of overall recovered COVID-19 patients stand at 91,00,792, pushing the recovery rate to 94.37 per cent today.
The overall COVID-19 cases reached 96,44,222, including 4,03,248 active cases and 91,00,792 recoveries. With 482 new deaths, the cumulative toll mounted to 1,40,182.
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Assam’s COVID-19 caseload rose to 2,13,759 on Sunday as 97 more people tested positive for the disease, while four fresh fatalities pushed the toll to 993, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
“Sad to share the demise of four #COVID patients today… Condolences & Prayers!,” he said on Twitter.
The new fatalities were reported from Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Sonitpur and Kamrup Metropolitan districts, he added.
The minister said, “97 cases detected out of 11,514 tests conducted with a positivity rate of 0.84 per cent.”
The overall positivity rate stood at 3.91 per cent against the total testing of 54,62,004 samples so far.
Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani has tested positive for Covid-19, the president said Sunday, the latest member of his inner circle to contract the disease.
It was unclear whether Giuliani was experiencing symptoms, but at age 76 the former New York mayor is considered part of a high-risk group.
He has been seen frequently without a mask — CNN showed film of him Thursday in Atlanta walking maskless down a hall chatting with several other people whose faces were uncovered — and other members of his legal team presumably have been exposed. Read