India keeps daily COVID-19 cases under 50,000 for 5th day straight, Delhi is largest contributor
With this, the number of total recoveries has risen to 80,66,501 taking the recovery rate to 92.89 per cent
India reported less than 50,000 single-day cases of COVID-19 for the fifth day in a row. Amid this, the number of daily recoveries continued to surpass the number of daily new cases for the 40th day straight.
India in the past 24 hours reported 47,905 cases of COVID-19 while the recoveries stood at 52,718 in the past 24 hours, the latest data on Thursday morning showed.
“The trend of daily new recoveries outnumbering daily new cases continues for the 40th Day,” the ministry said in a statement.
Out of the total recoveries, the maximum was reported from Maharashtra with 9,164 recoveries in the past 24 hours followed by Delhi with 7,264 recoveries and 7,252 recoveries of Kerala. West Bengal also reported around 4,431 recoveries.
Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh also reported over 2,000 recoveries each. Haryana and Rajasthan also reported close to 2,000 recoveries.
With this, the number of total recoveries has risen to 80,66,501 taking the recovery rate to 92.89 per cent.
It has also resulted in a fall in the number of active cases in the country. The active cases today stand at 4,89,294 which is only 5.63 per cent of the total positive cases. “The gap between Recovered cases and Active cases has steadily widened to 75,77,207,” the statement said.
On the other hand, India reported a total of 47,905 cases and 550 deaths in the past 24 hours. Delhi has become the highest contributor of daily cases across the country.
Delhi reported a total of 8,593 cases and 85 deaths in the past 24 hours followed by Kerala with 7,007 cases and 29 deaths. Maharashtra reported 4,907 cases and 125 deaths in the past 24 hours while West Bengal recorded 3,872 cases and 49 deaths.
India has so far reported a total of 86,83,916 cases and 1,28,121 deaths due to COVID-19.