Friday 17th September 2021

COVID-19 caseload in India climbs to over 91.77 lakh, 37,975 new cases reported


Published on : 24 November, 2020 11:23 am

Kathmandu : India saw 37,975 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day taking the country’s COVID-19 caseload to over 91.77 lakh, while the recoveries? crossed 86 lakh, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday

The total coronavirus cases mounted to?91,77,840 and the death toll climbed to?1,34,218 with 480 new fatalities, including 121 from the national capital alone, the data updated at 8 am showed

The number of active cases remained below 5 lakh for the fourteenth?consecutive day.There are?4,38,667?active cases of coronavirus infection in the country as ? on date ? which comprises 4.78 ? per cent of the total caseload,?the data stated.? The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 86,04,955 pushing the national recovery rate to??93.76?per cent, while the? COVID-19?case?fatality rate?stands at 1.46 per cent India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7,?30 lakhon? August 23 and 40 lakh on September 5.? It went past?50 lakh on?September 16,?60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on?October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, and surpassed? 90 lakh on November 20 According to the ICMR, over?13.36 crore samples have been tested up to November 23 with 10,99,545 samples being tested on Monday The 480 new fatalities include 121 from Delhi,?47 from West Bengal, 30 from Maharashtra,?28 from Haryana, 24 from Karnataka, 23 each from Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh and ? 22 from Kerala. A total of 1,34,218 deaths ? have been reported so far in the country including 46, 653 ? from Maharashtra followed by 11,678 from ? Karnataka, ? 11,622 ? from Tamil Nadu, 8, 512? from? Delhi, ? 8,072 from West Bengal, 7, 582 ? from Uttar Pradesh, ? 6,948 from ? Andhra Pradesh, ? 4,631 from ? Punjab and ? 3,876 ? from Gujarat

The health ministry stressed that more than 70 per cent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities “Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council of? Medical Research,” the ministry said on its ? website, adding that state-wise ? distribution of figures is subject to further verification and reconciliation.

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