India’s COVID tally crosses 9 million; death toll tops 1.32 lakh

New Delhi (NVI): India coronavirus tally has crossed the 9 million mark and currently stands at 90,04,366, with a single-day rise of 45,882 cases in last 24 hours, Union Health Ministry said.

The country’s death toll due to the virus rose to 1,32,162, with 584 patients succumbing to the infection since yesterday

Notably, a total of 84,28,410 patients have been cured or discharged so far, while the active cases stands at 4,43,794, as per the ministry data.

With this, the national recovery rate stood at 93.58 per cent, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.47 per cent in the country.

In the worst-affected Maharashtra, COVID-19 confirmed cases increased to 17,63,055 which include 46,356 deaths. The active cases in the state stand at 80,728 and 16,35,971 recoveries.

Maharashra is followed by Karnataka (8,67,780), Andhra Pradesh (8,58,711), Tamil Nadu (7,64,989), Kerala (5,45,641) and Uttar Pradesh (5,19,148).

Meanwhile, the national capital has registered 5,10,630 COVID-19 cases, while 8,041 people have died of the virus in Delhi.

Over 12.95 crore samples tested for COVID-19 up to November 19. Of these 10,83,397 samples were tested yesterday, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) data.

Furthermore, the new coronavirus recoveries continue to overtake the daily new cases continuously since the past 47 days, the Health Ministry said.

-RJV