NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 21: In the last 24 hours, 46,232 persons were found to be infected with COVID-19, taking the total number of positive cases in India to 90,50,598 on Saturday, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed.
The Daily Positivity Rate of 4.34% points out that a comparatively huge volume was tested to detect these cases from the population.
India’s present active caseload of 4,39,747comprises 4.86% of India’s Total Positive Cases, and has been sustained below the 5% mark.
India has registered 49,715 new recoveries in the last 24 hours taking the total recovered cases to 84,78,124. The Recovery Rate has improved to 93.67% today. The gap between Recovered cases and Active cases is steadily increasing and presently stands at 80,38,377.
78.19% of the new recovered cases are contributed by ten States/UTs.
Delhi saw 8,775 persons recovering from COVID. Maharashtra and Kerala reported 6,945 and 6,398 new recoveries, respectively.
Ten States/UTs have contributed 77.69%of the new cases.
Delhi reported 6,608 cases in the last 24 hours. Kerala recorded 6,028 new cases while Maharashtra reported 5,640 daily cases yesterday.
The death toll due to the virus currently stands at 1,32,726, with 564 reported in the last 24 hours.
27.48% of new fatalities reported are from Maharashtra which reported 155 deaths. Delhi also saw a three-figure fatality count of 118 contributing another 20.92% of the fatalities.