38,310 fresh cases take India’s Covid tally to 82.67 lakh

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New Delhi (NVI): India has reported 38,310 fresh coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 82.67 lakh while 1,23,097 people have died of the deadly virus so far.

According to the latest data available with the Health Ministry, the Covid tally in the country now stands at 82,67,623. The active cases stand at 5,41,405 and 76,03,121 patients have been cured or discharged so far, as per the ministry.

This is for the fourth consecutive day when the active coronavirus cases remained below 6 lakh. With 38,310 fresh cases, India has reported lowest Covid-19 cases in a week.

More than 11 crore Covid tests have been conducted across the country and the recovery rate has reached around 92 per cent, Secretary, Union Health Ministry said during a press briefing today.

Maharashtra remains the worst-affected state with total 16,87,784 confirmed cases which include 44,128 deaths. The active cases in the state stand at 1,19,352 and 15,24,304 recoveries.

Maharashra is followed by Karnataka (8,29,640), Andhra Pradesh (8,27,882), Tamil Nadu (7,29,507), Uttar Pradesh (4,85,609) and Kerala (4,44,268).

National Capital Delhi has recorded 3,96,371 cases so far while 6,604 people have died of the virus.

-ARK