India registers 2,59,170 new COVID Positive Cases; 1761 deaths in a day


Delhi: April 20:  India’s daily news cases are showing a rising trend. 2,59,170 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours.

Ten States including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Rajasthan report 77.67% of the new cases.

Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 58,924. It is followed by Uttar Pradesh with 28,211 while Delhi reported 23,686 new cases.

India’s total Active Caseload has reached 20,31,977. It now comprises 13.26% of the country’s total Positive Cases. A net incline of 1,02,648 cases recorded from the total active caseload in the last 24 hours.

The five States of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala cumulatively account for 62.07% of India’s total Active Cases.

The daily positivity rate (7 day moving average) continues to show an upward trend, currently stands at 15.99%.

India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,31,08,582 today. The National Recovery Rate is 85.56%.

1,54,761 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.

The National Mortality Rate has been falling and currently stands at 1.18%.

1761 1,761 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

Ten States account for 82.74% of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (351). Delhi follows with 240 daily deaths. (PIB)

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