India recorded 31,382 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 318 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Friday, the country saw a total of 32,542 recoveries in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery rate at around 97.77 per cent and total recoveries to 3,28,48,273.
The total active cases of COVID-19 in India slightly dipped to 3,00,162, the health ministry data showed. Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently, at 0.89%. In India, the first death due to COVID pandemic was reported in March 2020.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 55,99,32,709 samples have been tested up to September 23rd for COVID-19. Of these 15,65,696 samples were tested on Thursday.
|Name of State / UT||Active Cases*||Cured/Discharged/Migrated*||Deaths**|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||20||7466||129|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||0||10666||4|
|Jammu and Kashmir||1536||322463||4419|
|*(Including foreign Nationals)|
|**( more than 70% cases due to comorbidities )|
|#States wise distribution is subject to further verification and reconciliation|
|#Our figures are being reconciled with ICMR|