India registers over 23 lakh novel Coronavirus cases so far; 60,963 in last 24 hours

India's COVID tally crosses 54 lakh-mark; Total death toll increases to 86,752

Bhubaneswar: August 12: India reported 60,963 new novel Coronavirus cases and with this it’s tally crossed the 23-lakh mark on Wednesday.

Health Ministry’s information said,  834 more fatalities recorded in last 24 hours which  took the death toll to 46,091.

56,110 Patients recovered in a single day and total number of recovered cases in the State reached 1,639,599.

So, out of the total 2,329,638 cases, 1,639,599 cases recovered so far. The recovery rate has improved further and is 70.38 per cent now.

At present, 6,43,948 cases are active in India, which is only 27.64% of the total positive cases. They are under active medical supervision.

The Case Fatality Rate (CFR)  has fallen below 2% today, currently standing at 1.98%.

As per ICMR,  7,33,449 samples were tested on Tuesday, taking the total to 2,60,15,297 samples so far.

Among States, Maharashtra remained the worst-hit State so far. It has 5,35,601 cases so far and also 18,306 people succumbed to the disease so far in the State, which is again highest among States.

Tamilnadu has registered 3,08,649 cases and 5159 people deaths till date.

Another South Indian State Andhra Pradesh reported 2,44,549 cases in total with 2203 deaths. Cases in Karnataka is also growing rapidly. It has 1,88,611 cases so far and 3,398 persons have died in the State due the infection.

Besides, Delhi recorded 1,47,391 cases with 4,139 deaths, followed by Uttar Pradesh  with 1,31,763 cases and 2176 deaths so far.

West Bengal has crossed one lakh-mark. Till date, it has registered 1,01,390 cases in total.

Also, Bihar is having 86,413 cases, followed by Telengana ( 84,544),  Gujarat (73,163), Assam (64,406) and Rajasthan (54,887).




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