NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 20: With 45,522 new cases of the coronavirus and 584 more deaths in India in the last 24 hours, the country’s coronavirus disease (Covid-19) tally crossed the grim 9 million mark and the death toll stood at 132,162, according to the Union health ministry data on Friday.
India also registered 44,807 new recoveries between Thursday and Friday morning as the number of active cases stood at 443,794, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said.
The Recovery Rate has improved to 93.60%today. The gap between Recovered cases and Active cases is steadily increasing and presently stands at 79,84,615.
India’s present active caseload of 4,43,794 comprises 4.93% of India’s Total Positive Cases and has been sustained below the 5% mark.
Ten States/UTs account for 78.2% of the total active caseload. Maharashtra leads the tally with 18.19% of the share.
With 6,860 persons recovering from COVID, Kerala saw the most number of recoveries followed by Delhi with 6,685 daily recoveries. Maharashtra reported 5,860 new recoveries.
Ten States/UTs have contributed 77.20% of the new cases.
Delhi reported 7,546 cases in the last 24 hours. Kerala recorded 5,722 new cases while Maharashtra reported 5,535 daily cases yesterday.
81.85% of the 584 case fatalities that have been reported in the past 24 hours are from Ten States/UTs.
26.32% of new fatalities reported are from Maharashtra which reported 154 deaths. Delhi also saw a fatality count of 93 while West Bengal reported 53 new deaths.