India recorded 45,352 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 366 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 34,791 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery rate at around 97.45 per cent and total recoveries to 3,20,63,616.
The total active cases of COVID-19 in India rose to 3,99,778, the ministry data showed.
Of the 45,352 fresh cases of Covid-19, 32,097 cases and 188 deaths were recorded in the state of Kerala alone. The total death toll in the country is now at 4,39,895. In India, the first death due to COVID pandemic was reported in March 2020.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 52,65,35,068 samples have been tested up to September 2 for COVID-19. Of these 16,66,334 samples were tested on Thursday.
|Name of State / UT||Active Cases*||Cured/Discharged/Migrated*||Deaths**|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||7||7431||129|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||4||10655||4|
|Jammu and Kashmir||1320||319889||4409|
|*(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|