India’s COVID-19 case tally crosses 50-lakh mark with a spike of 90,123 new cases in 24 hrs

Written by September 16, 2020 09:49
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New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 case tally crosses 50-lakh mark with a spike of 90,123 new cases & 1,290 deaths in last 24 hours.

The total case tally stands at 50,20,360 including 9,95,933 active cases, 39,42,361 cured/discharged/migrated & 82,066 deaths, said Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.

As per the data from the Health Ministry, Maharashtra which is the most affected by the pandemic has 2,92,174 active cases of COVID-19. Karnataka has 98,555 active cases, Andhra Pradesh (92,353), Uttar Pradesh (67,335), and Delhi (29,787).

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 5,94,29,115 samples have been tested up to September 15 for COVID-19. Of these, 11,16,842 samples tested till Tuesday (September 15).

Recovery Rate in India

An official statement by the Ministry said close to half (48.8 per cent) of the active cases are concentrated in three states namely Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh.

recovery rate

“India continues to post a very high number of daily recoveries. The continuous upward trajectory of India’s recovery rate has touched 78.28 per cent on Tuesday. 79,292 have recovered and discharged in the last 24 hours. The total recovered cases stand at 38,59,399. The gap between recovered cases and active cases has crossed 28 lakh today (28,69,338),” the release stated.

rescovery rate

This is a developing story.