India records less than 40k COVID-19 cases in single day after 3 months

New Delhi: India on Tuesday (October 27) reported less than 40,000 COVID-19 cases in a single day after a span of over three months. As per the Ministry of Health data, 36,470 new COVID-19 infections were reported in India in the last 24 hours.

The new fatalities registered during the same period also remained under 500 for the second consecutive day. The death toll climbed to 1,19,502 with 488 new fatalities in India. 

India’s COVID-19 caseload now stands at 79,46,429 out of which 72,01,070 people have recuperated from COVID-19 so far. The national recovery rate is now at  to 90.62 per cent while the case fatality rate stands at 1.50 per cent.

The number of active cases of coronavirus infection has remained below 7 lakh for five days in a row. There are 6,25,857 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country as on date, which comprises 7.88 per cent of the total caseload.

Notably, India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7,30 lakh on August 23 and 40 lakh on September 5. It went past  50 lakh on September 16, the 60-lakh mark on September 28 and crossed 70 lakh on October 11.

The 488 new fatalities include 84 from Maharashtra, 59 from West Bengal, 54 from Delhi, 43 from Chhattisgarh, 42 from Karnataka and 32 from Tamil Nadu.

The total 1,19,502 deaths reported so far in the country include 43,348 from Maharashtra followed by 10,956 from Tamil Nadu, 10,947 from Karnataka, 6,904 from Uttar Pradesh, 6,606 from Andhra Pradesh, 6,546 from West Bengal, 6,312 from Delhi, 4,125 from Punjab and 3,690 from Gujarat.

 Here’s the state-wise tally of COVID-19 data across India:

. No.Name of State / UTActive Cases*Cured/Discharged/Migrated*Deaths**
TotalChange since yesterdayCumulativeChange since yesterdayCumulativeChange since yesterday
1Andaman and Nicobar Islands198639971458 
2Andhra Pradesh2877020907735483972660619
3Arunachal Pradesh21748612182231352
4Assam14891261918858728329082
5Bihar9355367201942102410589
6Chandigarh6332013230632224
7Chhattisgarh2209316501536543256186143
8Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu501317612 
9Delhi257869583273903736631254
10Goa251759394333435826
11Gujarat13716198150513110236904
12Haryana101541411475661284173710
13Himachal Pradesh251122177821922932
14Jammu and Kashmir72962698348562714446
15Jharkhand5666178933683928726
16Karnataka75442562771955887151094742
17Kerala9384828403020177107135220
18Ladakh6914552169071 
19Madhya Pradesh10857380154222109528905
20Maharashtra1346576344147066099054334884
21Manipur422357130572001445
22Meghalaya151491747113981 
23Mizoram31525221290 
24Nagaland183833679268332
25Odisha153315372661052003125914
26Puducherry37584629990189588 
27Punjab4219212304732641258
28Rajasthan162334351699622226185314
29Sikkim245135305651
30Tamil Nadu29268133867148940141095632
31Telengana17890721213466155413154
32Tripura17964928153843441
33Uttarakhand40803455566370510018
34Uttar Pradesh266526654385212450690422
35West Bengal371901733100863889654659
Total#62585727860720107063842119502488

According to ICMR, a cumulative total of 10,44,20,894 samples have been tested up to October 26 with 9,58,116 samples being tested on Monday. The health ministry stressed that more than 70 per cent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.

Source: zeenews

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