Bhubaneswar, July 31 -- New Delhi: India reported the single-day spike of 55,079 coronavirus cases and 779 deaths in the last 24 hours pushing the total tally to 16,38,871 and 35,747 deaths, stated the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday.

More than one million people have recovered till now, over 1.9 times the number of active cases. As many as 10,57,805 have been discharged, while 5,45,318 still remain affected.

India's #COVID tally jumps to 16,38,871 with record one-day spike of 55,079 positives. Active cases at 5,45,318 while recoveries remain at 10,57,806. 779 deaths in last 24 hours take toll to 35,747 deaths: Health Ministry

Total tests conducted so far 1,88,32,970: ICMR

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