Chandigarh [India], August 2 (ANI): As many as 38 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Chandigarh on Sunday, taking the total number of cases to 1,117 in the Union Territory.

According to the administration, there are 399 active cases in Chandigarh.

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India's COVID-19 count on Sunday crossed the 17 lakh-mark with 54,736 positive cases and 853 deaths reported in the country.

"The total COVID-19 cases stand at 17,50,724 including 5,67,730 active cases, 11,45,630 cured/discharged/migrated and 37,364 deaths," said the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry. (ANI)

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