COVID-19: India reports 53,370 new cases,  Tally reaches 78,14,682

India reports 43,893 new COVID cases, Tally stands at 79,90,322
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NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 24: India reports 53,370 new COVID-19 infections and 650 new deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the country’s total cases to 78,14,682 and death toll to 1,17,956 on Saturday, as per the Union Health Ministry.

The total active cases are 6,80,680 and the total cured cases are 70,16,046 with 67,549 new discharges in the last 24 hours.

India continues to report a trend of steadily declining active cases. The active cases are less than 7 lakh for the second consecutive day and stand at 6,80,680.

The active cases now comprise only 8.71% of the total positive cases of the country.

The change in the active cases across the States and UTs has been varied, indicating different stages in their fight against the global pandemic.

There has been a progressive dip in the day-on-day active cases during the past few weeks.

The declining trend of the active cases is complemented by the unbroken rising number of recovered cases. The total recovered cases have crossed the 70 lakh mark and stand at 70,16,046. The national Recovery Rate has further improved to 89.78%.

61% of the Total Recovered Cases are from 6 States/UT viz. Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.

New recoveries have exceeded new cases in the recent days. 67,549 COVID patients have recovered and discharged in the last 24 hours whereas the new confirmed cases stand at 53,370.

77% of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 10 States/UTs.

Maharashtra has contributed the maximum with more than 13,000 single day recovery.

53,370 new confirmed cases were recorded in the last 24 hours. 80% of the new cases are from 10 States and UTs.

Kerala is reporting the maximum addition with more than 8,000 cases followed by Maharashtra with more than 7,000 cases.

650 case fatalities have been reported in the past 24 hours.

Of these, ten States/UTs account for nearly 80%. Maharashtra has reported maximum with 184 deaths.

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