coronavirus update indiaas on : 22 October 2020 04:51 GMT+5:30
Coronavirus: 7.42 Lakh Cases In India So Far,Recovery Rate Rises To 61%
This is the sixth day in a row since the country recorded over 20,000 new cases
Coronavirus: 7.42 Lakh Cases In India So Far, Recovery Rate Rises To 61%
New Delhi: India's total coronavirus cases have increased to 7,42,417. The country now has 2,64,944 active cases out of the total that has been reported to date. Whereas yesterday the tally breached the 7 lakh mark and even the death toll went beyond 20,000.
The total number of deaths that have been reported so far has increased to 20,642.
In the last 24 hours, India has reported 22,752 new cases. This is the sixth day in a row since the country recovered over 20,000 new cases.
The recoveries have increased to 4,56,831 on a positive note. Now the total recovery rate of the nation now stands at 61.5%. As per the data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 2,62679 tests were conducted on Monday.
In India, Maharashtra is the worst affected state by the coronavirus. The total number of cases reported in the state has reached 2,17,121.
Whereas cases in Tamil Nadu have increased to 1,18,594. The death toll in the state has reached 1,636. The national capital has also seen a rise in cases, the total of coronavirus positive cases have reached 1,02,831.
India is currently the third-worst affected country in the world due to the coronavirus. The United States has over 2.8 million total cases whereas Brazil, the second country with the highest cases, has 1.6 million total coronavirus victims. India’s tally crossed that of Russia’s last week. The total cases across the globe now stand at over 1.15 crore.