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Coronavirus: India's recoveries zoom past 7 million mark; active cases over 6.80 lakh

Recoveries from the novel coronavirus zoomed past the 7-million mark in India on Saturday, according to the latest figures published by the Union Health Ministry. The recovery rate in the country is about 89.78 per cent. As per the data, 70,16,046 people have recovered from the highly-infectious virus.

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New Delhi Updated on: October 24, 2020 10:41 IST
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Coronavirus: India's recoveries zoom past 7 million mark

Recoveries from the novel coronavirus zoomed past the 7-million mark in India on Saturday, according to the latest figures published by the Union Health Ministry. The recovery rate in the country is about 89.78 per cent. As per the data, 70,16,046 people have recuperated from the highly-infectious virus so far. In the last 24 hours, about 67,549 infected persons bounced back to recovery. About 53,370 new infections have been recorded, taking the overall caseload to 78,14,682. At least 650 people died of the virus in the last 24 hours. The deadly infection has so far claimed lives of 1,17,956 people. According to ICMR, a cumulative total of 10,13,82,564 samples have been tested up to October 23, with 12,69,479 samples tested on Friday.

The 650 latest fatalities include 184 from Maharashtra, 60 from West Bengal, 58 from Chhattisgarh, 51 from Karnataka, 40 from Uttar Pradesh,  33 from Tamil Nadu and 26 each from Delhi and Kerala. The total 1,17,956 deaths reported so far in the country include 43,015 from Maharashtra followed by 10,858 from Tamil Nadu, 10,821 from Karnataka, 6,830 from Uttar Pradesh, 6,544 from Andhra Pradesh, 6,368 from West Bengal, 6,189 from Delhi, 4,095 from Punjab and 3,673 from Gujarat. The health ministry stressed that more than 70 per cent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.

A LOOK AT THE STATEWISE TALLY

S. No. Name of State / UT Active Cases* Cured/Discharged/Migrated* Deaths**
Total Change since yesterday Cumulative Change since yesterday Cumulative Change since yesterday
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 204 14  3945 58
2 Andhra Pradesh 31721 536  762419 4281  6544 20 
3 Arunachal Pradesh 2499 139  11613 206  33
4 Assam 22963 1761  179846 2184  900
5 Bihar 10630 583  198532 1324  1034
6 Chandigarh 697 15  13009 85  214
7 Chhattisgarh 24620 618  146222 3010  1738 58 
8 Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 51 3167 2  
9 Delhi 26001 764  316214 3296  6189 26 
10 Goa 2824 167  38421 390  568
11 Gujarat 13963 158  147435 1264  3673
12 Haryana 10082 73  143978 1180  1705 17 
13 Himachal Pradesh 2620 17135 198  285
14 Jammu and Kashmir 7842 110  81486 684  1424 12 
15 Jharkhand 6055 67  92128 499  862
16 Karnataka 89502 3444  693584 8749  10821 51 
17 Kerala 95760 2367  280793 6118  1281 26 
18 Ladakh 788 54  4984 82  68  
19 Madhya Pradesh 11761 385  150678 1325  2855 13 
20 Maharashtra 144426 6084  1445103 13247  43015 184 
21 Manipur 4083 18  12562 169  132
22 Meghalaya 1631 30  7091 110  79
23 Mizoram 198 14  2189 14  0  
24 Nagaland 1838 39  6570 101  28  
25 Odisha 17255 602  259418 2377  1214 18 
26 Puducherry 3975 64  29427 216  584
27 Punjab 4327 139  121735 580  4095 23 
28 Rajasthan 17775 566  162981 2367  1814 14 
29 Sikkim 242 12  3465 55  63  
30 Tamil Nadu 32960 1238  659432 4262  10858 33 
31 Telengana 19937 440  209034 1708  1303
32 Tripura 2055 174  27740 238  340
33 Uttarakhand 4656 241  54161 518  979 11 
34 Uttar Pradesh 28268 863  430962 3025  6830 40 
35 West Bengal 36471 407  298587 3676  6368 60 
Total# 680680 14829  7016046 67549  117956 650 

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