Record spike of 97,570 infections pushes India’s COVID-19 caseload to 46,59,984
WITH a record 81,533 people recuperating from COVID-19 in a day, India’s total recoveries on Saturday surged to 36,24,196 of which 60 per cent of the cases are from five States, including Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
India’s COVID-19 case fatality rate has further dropped to 1.66 per cent while the recovery rate has risen to 77.77 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry. Sixty per cent of the total recovered cases are being reported from five States - Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh, the Ministry said on Saturday. Maharashtra has alone contributed more than 14,000 and Karnataka has contributed over 12,000 to the new single-day recoveries, it highlighted. Also, 60 per cent of the total cases are reported from only five States - Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh.
“These States have also reported the maximum new recoveries in the past 24 hours,” the ministry underlined. Record spike of 97,570 infections: INDIA’S COVID-19 caseload raced past 46 lakh with a record 97,570 infections being reported in a day, while 36,24,196 people have recuperated so far taking the national recovery rate to 77.77 per cent on Saturday, according to Union Health