Bhubaneswar: September 17: India registered 97,894 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours and with this, total cases in the Country increased to 51,18,253.
As per the information provided by Health Ministry, 82,719 patients have recovered from the disease in last 24 hours and the total recoveries in the Country reached 40,25,079. Spurred by this number of very high recoveries, the national Recovery Rate continues to follow its rising curve. It stands at 78.64% today.
1132 case fatalities have been reported in the past 24 hours. With 474 new cases of mortality in Maharashtra accounted for more than 40% of the new deaths. The following four States of Uttar Pradesh (86), Punjab (78), Andhra Pradesh (64), West Bengal (61) contributed 25.5% of the fatalities in the last 24 hours.
At present, 10,09,976 cases are active in the Country.