Latest facts about India's Covid-19 fightback
India has registered 41,322 new confirmed COVID cases in the last 24 hours. The country's active caseload of India stands at 4,54,940.
69.04 per cent of the daily new cases are contributed by eight states/UT of Maharashtra, Delhi, Kerala, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, and Chhattisgarh. Maharashtra leads the tally with 6,185 new COVID cases. Delhi has recorded 5,482 cases, while Kerala follows with 3,966 new cases.
Tests per million population have now crossed 1 lakh mark. India’s tests per million population stand at 100,159. With 11,57,605 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, the cumulative tests are 13.82 crore (13,82,20,354)
Sustained and progressive expansion in testing infrastructure has played a crucial role in the steep rise of testing numbers. With 2,161 testing labs in the country including 1175 Government laboratories and 986 Private laboratories, the daily testing capacity has got a substantial boost. Following the national pursuit, 23 States/UTs have better tests per million population than the national average.
Total recovered cases in India are 87.59 lakh (8,759,969). The national recovery rate stands at 93.68% today. 41,452 recoveries have been registered in the last 24 hours in the country.
76.55% of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 10 States/UTs. Delhi has reported the maximum number of single day recoveries with 5,937 newly discharged cases. 4,544 people recovered in Kerala followed by 4,089 in Maharashtra.
78.35% of the 485 case fatalities reported in the past 24 hours are concentrated in ten States/UTs. Delhi with 98 deaths reported the maximum new fatalities. Maharashtrasaw a fatality count of 85 followed by West Bengal with 46 deaths.