- Over 62 thousand new cases reported in last 24 hours, 837 patients died
- Total cases exceeded 74 lakhs, death toll was more than 1.12 lakhs
- It takes more than 70 days for cases to double, recovery rate crosses 87%
- Death rate of corona in the country is 1.52%, more than 15.76 lakh cases in Maharashtra
The number of active cases of Kovid-19 in the country has come down to less than 8 lakhs. According to the latest data, there are 7,95,087 active cases in India. This is the first time in a month and a half when there are less than 8 lakh active cases. According to data from the Union Health Ministry, 62,211 new cases and 837 deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of corona cases in the country has increased to 74,32,680. The graph came down on Saturday, compared to Friday’s 63,371 cases and 895 deaths. Apart from this, the time for doubling the number of cases in India has also increased rapidly to 70.4 days. This indicates a decline in the number of new cases encountered daily.
Recovery rate close to 88%
On Saturday, the Health Ministry said that a total of 65,24,595 people have been discharged so far. At the same time 1,12,998 people have lost the war due to the epidemic. The country now has a recovery rate of 87.78 percent and a mortality rate of 1.52 percent. Maharashtra, the most affected state in the country, has a total of 15,76,062 cases and 41,502 deaths have been reported. It is followed by Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.
According to data from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 9,99,090 samples were tested on Friday in the country. With this, a total of 9,32,54,017 samples have been screened so far.
Death rate lowest since march
The Health Ministry had said on Friday that 81 cases of deaths from Kovid-19 per million population were reported in India. The ministry said that India is among the lowest mortality countries in the world. According to MoHFW, fewer than 1,000 cases of daily infection deaths have been reported since October 4, while the death rate on Friday was 1.52 percent, the lowest since March 22. Cases of deaths per one million population in 13 states and union territories of the country are higher than the national average. These include Puducherry (403), Maharashtra (335), Goa (331), Delhi (317), Karnataka (152), Tamil Nadu (135) and Punjab (131).