August 3, 2020 12:30 PM NPT
FILE PHOTO: A worker wearing a protective face mask checks the temperature of a traveller at Dadar railway station, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mumbai, India, July 31, 2020. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani
BENGALURU, Aug 3: India reported 52,972 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 1.8 million, data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare showed on Monday.
With 771 new deaths, the COVID-19 disease has now claimed 38,135 lives in the world’s second-most populous country.