COVID-19 Updates: India Records 41322 New COVID-19 Cases, 485 More Deaths
New Delhi: With 41,322 new coronavirus infections and 485 deaths in the past 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 tally stood at 93,51,109 on Saturday, as the toll touched 1,36,200, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
Currently, there are 4,54,940 active cases, whereas 87,59,969 patients have been cured and discharged so far. The recovery rate stands at 93.68 per cent, and the fatality rate is 1.46 as per cent, the Ministry said.
With 41,322 new #COVID19 infections, India’s total cases rise to 93,51,110
With 485 new deaths, toll mounts to 1,36,200. Total active cases at 4,54,940
Total discharged cases at 87,59,969 with 41,452 new discharges in last 24 hrs
— OTV (@otvnews) November 28, 2020
After showing an upward trend for three days in a row, the active COVID-19 caseload decreased to 4,54,940, remaining below 5 lakh for the 18th consecutive day. It comprises 4.87 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.
The COVID-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.46 per cent.
According to the ICMR, over 13.82 crore samples have been tested up to November 27 with 11,57,605 samples being tested on Friday.
Maharashtra continued to be the worst-hit state with 18,08,550 cases till date. There are 89,025 active cases and 4,6,898 Covid-19 deaths.
According to the ministry, 70 per cent of India’s active caseload is from Maharashtra, Kerala, Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal, and Chhattisgarh.
(With Agency Inputs)