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COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Maharashtra tally crosses 4.5 lakh mark; Mumbai shops allowed to operate on all days from Wednesday

The relaxation came amid indications that the number of new COVID-19 cases in Mumbai is more or less stabilising since the last few days.

Published: 02nd August 2020 01:14 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th August 2020 08:43 AM   |  A+A-

Health workers walk to screen residents for COVID-19 symptoms at Dharavi, one of Asia's biggest slums, in Mumbai, India, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. (Photo | AP)

By Online Desk

India's COVID-19 tally crossed the 18 lakh mark with 52,972 positive cases and 771 deaths reported in the last 24 hours.

The total COVID-19 cases stand at 18,03,696 including 5,79,357 active cases, 11,86,203 cured/discharged/migrated and 38,135 deaths," said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday.

As per the data provided by the Health Ministry, Maharashtra -- the worst affected state from the infection -- has a total of 1,48,843 active cases and 15,576 deaths. A total of 4,41,228 coronavirus cases have been recorded in the state up to Sunday.

Meanwhile, Kerala reported one death on Monday after Kakkattil native Marakkar Kutty (70) was brought dead to Kozhikode Medical College Hospital today morning from a private hospital. 

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