With 10,273 Covid cases registered in 24 hours, the active caseload falls to 1,11,472With 10,273 Covid cases registered in 24 hours, the active caseload falls to 1,11,472
With 10,273 patients testing positive for coronavirus in a single day, India’s overall number of COVID-19 cases surged to 4,29,16,117, while active cases fell to 1,11,472, according to figures provided today by the Union Health Ministry.
The death toll increased to 5,13,724 with 243 new fatalities, according to figures updated at 8 a.m.
For 21 days in a row, the daily COVID-19 instances have been fewer than one lakh.
The active cases account for 0.26 per cent of total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has risen to 98.54 per cent, according to the ministry.
In the last 24 hours, the active COVID-19 caseload has been reduced by 10,409 cases.
According to the ministry, the daily positivity rate was 1.00 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 1.26 per cent.
The number of persons who have recovered from the infection has risen to 4,22,90,921, with a case fatality rate of 1.20 per cent.
The total number of doses provided in the country as part of the statewide COVID-19 immunisation effort has surpassed 177.44 crores.
On August 7, 2020, India’s COVID-19 tally surpassed 20 lakh, followed by 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5, and 50 lakh on September 16. It reached 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20, and one crore on December 19.
Last year, the country passed the two crore mark on May 4 and the three crore mark on June 23.
Among the 243 fresh casualties include 181 from Kerala and 19 from Karnataka.
So far, 5,13,724 deaths have been reported in the country, with Maharashtra accounting for 1,43,695, Kerala accounting for 65,161, Karnataka accounting for 39,919, Tamil Nadu accounting for 38,002, Delhi accounting for 26,119, Uttar Pradesh accounting for 23,450, and West Bengal accounting for 21,172.
The government emphasised that comorbidities were responsible for more than 70% of the fatalities.