India reports highest single day recoveries, crosses 50 lakh mark of total COVID-19 cases
India reported 90,123 fresh infections and 1290 fresh deaths in the past one day
India has reached another milestone by reporting over 80,000 recoveries, the highest single day recoveries, in the past 24 hours. Continuing its spree to conduct one million tests in a day, India also tested over 11 lakh samples in the past one day. However, with fresh cases, India crossed the 50-lakh mark of total COVID-19 cases.
Around 82,961 patients were either cured, discharged or migrated in the past 24 hours taking the recovery rate to 78.53 per cent. According to the data released by the government, the recovery rate has been rising for the past seven days which has increased the total number of recovered patients to 39,42,360.
“The gap between Recovered and Active cases has crossed 29 lakh today (29,46,427). Recovered Cases are nearly 4 times (3.96) the number of Active Cases,” the statement said.
According to the data, around 59 per cent of the total recoveries have come from five states of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. The data suggested that Maharashtra contributed 23.41 per cent to the total recoveries while Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu together contributed 35.5 per cent to the new recoveries.
“Nearly 59% of the new recoveries came from these five States. 27 States/UTs are reporting a Recovery Rate more than 70%,” the statement said. With new recoveries, the active cases remain at 9,95,933, the statement mentioned.
Continuing its spree of testing one million samples in a day, the laboratories across India conducted 11,16,842 tests for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
On the other hand, India reported 90,123 fresh infections and 1290 fresh deaths in the past one day. Out of the total cases, maximum number of cases were reported from the states mentioned above.
Maharashtra topped the number of cases with 20,482 fresh cases and 515 new deaths followed by Andhra Pradesh with 10,548 new cases and 69 fresh deaths and Karnataka with 7576 fresh cases and 97 new deaths. Uttar Pradesh also reported 6,841 new cases and 113 deaths. Similarly, Tamil Nadu reported 5,909 new cases and 68 deaths.
National Capital Delhi also reported 4,263 fresh cases and 36 new deaths.
With this, the tally of the total reported cases crossed the 50 lakhs mark. The total number of cases in India stood at 50,20,359 out of which 39,42,360 patients have already recovered and 82,066 people have lost their lives.