India Records Over 36K New COVID19 Cases & 540 Deaths In A Day
New Delhi: India’s overall tally increased to 95,71,559 with 36,595 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, while the total number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 90 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 94.20 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday., the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Friday.
The total coronavirus cases mounted to 95,71,559 with 36,595 new infections being reported in a day, while the death toll climbed to 1,39,188 with 540 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
📍Total #COVID19 Cases in India (as on December 04, 2020)
▶️94.20% Cured/Discharged/Migrated (90,16,289)
▶️4.35% Active cases (4,16,082)
▶️1.45% Deaths (1,39,188)
— #IndiaFightsCorona (@COVIDNewsByMIB) December 4, 2020
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 90,16,289 pushing the national recovery rate to 94.20 per cent, while the COVID-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.45 per cent.
The active COVID-19 caseload continued to remain below 5 lakh. There are 4,16,082 active coronavirus infections in the country which comprises 4.35 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.
India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23 and 40 lakh on September 5. It went past 50 lakh on September 16, 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, and surpassed 90 lakh on November 20.
According to the ICMR, 14,47,27,749 samples have been tested up to December 3 with 11,70,102 samples being tested on Thursday.
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit state with 18,37,358 cases till date. It has 85,535 active cases and recorded 47,472 Covid-19 deaths so far.
According to the Ministry, over 70 per cent of the daily new cases were reported from Maharashtra, Delhi, Kerala, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, and Chhattisgarh.
(With Agency Inputs)