India’s COVID-19 tally rose to 92.66 lakh on Thursday, with 44,489 new infections. The total recoveries have increased to 86.79 lakh.
New Delhi: The Union government on Thursday said that four states have been consistently adding the maximum number to the country’s COVID-19 case tally and deaths. The coronavirus situation in Maharashtra, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal continues to remain a cause of concern, shows the government data.
“44,489 new confirmed COVID-19 cases have been registered in the last 24 hours in the country. Of these, 60.72% is contributed by six states/UTs – Kerala, Maharashtra, Delhi, West Bengal, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.
“60.50% of 524 case fatalities reported in last 24 hours are concentrated Delhi, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Haryana, Punjab and UP. Maharashtra, Delhi, UP and West Bengal are the common states among the top 6 states contributing maximum to new cases as well as daily deaths,” the Government of India today said.
The statement came as India’s COVID-19 tally rose to 92.66 lakh on Thursday, with 44,489 new infections. The total recoveries have increased to 86.79 lakh, as per the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
While the overall case tally now stands at 92,66,705, the death toll figure has climbed to 1,35,223 with 524 fresh fatalities.
Active COVID-19 cases are now 4,52,344 – the figure has continued to remain below 5 lakh for the 16th consecutive day.
Active cases caseload in comparison to overall case tally stands at 4.88 per cent. The national recovery rate now stands at 93.66 per cent, while the case fatality rate is at 1.46 per cent.
Of the total 1,35,223 deaths,46,748 have been reported from Maharashtra, 11,714 from Karnataka, 11,655 from Tamil Nadu, 8,720 from Delhi, 8,172 from West Bengal, 7,644 from Uttar Pradesh, 6,962 from Andhra Pradesh, 4,684 from Punjab and 3,906 from Gujarat.