coronavirus update indiaas on : 20 October 2020 05:22 GMT+5:30
COVID-19 Updates: Highest Single Day Spike , 19,906 Cases In Last 24 Hours For The First Time
19,906 cases in India in 24 hours in biggest one-day jump; 5.28 lakh total cases so far, 58.56% recovery rate
COVID-19 Updates: Highest Single Day Spike, 19,906 Cases In Last 24 Hours For The First Time
New Delhi: In the last 24 hours India reported 19,906 fresh coronavirus cases in 24 hours a record single-day figure sending the overall COVID tally to 5,28,859.After 410 COVID-19 fatalities were reported in a day the death toll went up to 16,095.
As the data of health ministry today morning, there are 2,03,051 active cases in the country while 3,09,712 patients have recovered so far. Amongst COVID-19 patients the recovery rate stands at 58.56%.
On Saturday the government said that the eight states Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, and West Bengal accounts about 86% of the active coronavirus cases and also reported 87% of the deaths due to the coronavirus.
As per the government, there is 1,093 dedicated coronavirus hospital across the country with 1,76,275 isolation beds and 22,940 ICU beds and 77,268 oxygen supported beds.
The health ministry on June 13 allowed the use of antiviral drug remdesivir for restricted emergency use.
According to the Johns Hopkins University Global coronavirus cases neared 1 crore today. Some countries are experiencing a resurgence in the infections, leading authorities to partially reinstate lockdowns. The US has reported over 25 lakh cases and 1.25 lakh fatalities