India’s Covid19 tally exceeds 13 lakh mark.
India’s Covid19 tally exceeds 13 lakh mark in the last 24 hours. Nearly 49,000 new cases have come up in the last 24 hours. Positive cases continue to rise at an alarming rate increasing the fear among the citizens. In yet another huge spike, India records 48,916 positive cases in the last 24 hours.
With 48,916 new cases India’s Covid19 tally breaches the 13 lakh mark. India’s current Covid19 tally now stands at 13,36,861. Despite strict measures of the Central and state government, Covid19 tally is rising relentlessly in India. Several cities and districts are opting for complete lockdown for a week once again.
As the positive cases continue to rise so is the recovery of patients in India. As of Saturday morning, the total number of recovered patients counts to 8,49,431 in India. The total number of active cases in India stands at 4,56,071. According to the Health Ministry, India’s recovery rate has improved to 63.45 percent.
According to Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Health Minister, India has the lowest Covid19 infection and death rates in the world. The country records 757 Covid19 deaths as of Thursday morning. With this spike, India’s fatality count now stands at 31,358. However, according to the health ministry, the country’s fatality rate has dropped to 2.3 percent.
“At 864 cases per million and less than 21 deaths per million of our population, India has one of the world’s lowest infection and death rates,” says Dr. Harsh Vardhan.
Maharashtra remains the worst hit state in India in terms of fatality count as well. In Maharashtra, 13,132 Covid19 patients have succumbed to the novel virus. Delhi stands at second position with 3,777 Covid19 deaths, Tamil Nadu follows next with 3,320 Covid19 deaths.
Maharashtra continues to have the most number of Covid19 patients in the country. In the last 24 hours, 9,615 cases have come from Maharashtra. This takes Maharashtra’s Covid19 tally to 3,57,117. Tamil Nadu follows next with 1,99,749 cases and next comes Delhi with 1,28,389 cases.
However, the national capital is showing signs of recovery faster than earlier. During the last week of June, Covid19 cases in Delhi started increasing rapidly but now it has started to slow down. The recovery rate of national capital now stands at 84 percent which once fell to 36 percent. Delhi’s current recovery rate is much higher than the national recovery rate.