coronavirus update indiaas on : 06 January 2021 10:04 GMT+5:30
India Reported 85,362 New Cases In 24 Hours,Total Cases Crosses 59 Lakh
Coronavirus: 85,362 new cases in 24 hours take India's tally past 59 lakh-mark; over 48 lakh patients have recovered so far
India Reported 85,362 New Cases In 24 Hours, Total Cases Crosses 59 Lakh
New Delhi: In India in the past 24 hours, more than 85,000 new coronavirus cases were reported, shows the government data on Saturday, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the country past the 59 lakh mark.
In the past 24 hours, over 1,000 deaths were also recorded, pushing the total number of deaths recorded since the pandemic began past 93,000. Whereas the number of recoveries reported in the past 24 hours is around 93,000 as well taking the total number of people who have fought off the virus pas 48 lakh.
Also around 13.4 lakh coronavirus tests were also conducted in the past 24 hours. By the coronavirus pandemic, India is the second worst-affected country, second only to the United States in the total number of active cases.
The national daily positivity rate is 6.3 percent. The national mortality rate has remained at 1.5 percent. The recovery rate has inched up to 82 percent.
In the country, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and UP remains the five worst affected has also reported the highest one-day increase of any states in the past 24 hours. These five states together reported 43,457 new cases or around 51 percent of all new cases.
The five states reporting the most number of deaths in the past 24 hours are Maharashtra, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Punjab.