90,632 coronavirus cases in India’s biggest one-day increase


Coronavirus India: Maharashtra accounts for nearly a quarter of new daily cases.

New Delhi:
India reported a record daily jump of 90,632 coronavirus infections in 24 hours, surpassing the 41 lakh mark, data from the Ministry of Health showed this morning, as it moves closer to Brazil as the second country most affected in the world by the virus. With 41.13,811 cases, India is only 9,000 cases behind Brazil, which has reported 41.23,000 confirmed cases. During the 24-hour period, India, which is the worst-affected country in Asia, reported 1,065 virus-related deaths, bringing the total death toll to 70,626. About 31 lakh patients have recovered from infection in the country, bringing the cure rate to 77.2%.

Here are the top 10 updates on the coronavirus:

  1. Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh are the five states that have reported the most cases in the past 24 hours. These five states account for more than 62% of active cases, according to the Department of Health.

  2. Even though India’s daily confirmed cases are among the highest in the world, the country has been able to maintain an impressive cure rate. This morning, the Ministry of Health, in a tweet, said India’s recovery rate reached a record high of more than 70,000 patients discharged in a single day. He said the country had seen a “large exponential increase” in recoveries of COVID-19 – from 50,000 in May to 30 lakh in September.

  3. Five states contributed 60 percent of total collections, the government said. Maharashtra contributed to the peak recoveries amounting to almost 21%, followed by Tamil Nadu with 12.63%, Andhra Pradesh with 11.91%, Karnataka with 8.82% and Uttar Pradesh with 6.14%.

  4. Maharashtra – which still accounts for nearly a quarter of daily new cases – reported its highest ever peak in COVID-19 cases on Saturday at 20,489, bringing the total number of infections to 8.83,862. This is the fourth day in a row that Maharashtra has reported a record number of new cases; Delhi has reported more than 2,000 coronavirus cases for four consecutive days since September 1. Experts attributed the rise in cases in the nation’s capital to the accelerated reopening of the economy. tests, patients from out of town coming for treatment and a violation of safety standards by many in public.

  5. One of the worst-affected states, Andhra Pradesh, has reported 10,825 new cases and 71 deaths in the past 24 hours, according to the state’s health ministry. The total number of cases in the state now stands at 4,87,331. The southern state has 1,00,880 active cases while 3.82,104 people have recovered from the viral infection.

  6. In neighboring Karnataka, the government plans to perform one lakh test per day, the Minister of Medical Education said as quoted by the ANI news agency. “From a test laboratory for the Covid-19 test, we opened 108 laboratories in 6 months. From 300 tests per day, we have gone to 75,000. This will soon reach the goal of 1 lakh tests per day, ”said Mr. Sudhakar. The death rate in the state is 1.65% and the goal is to bring it down to less than 1%, he added.

  7. India’s case fatality rate, which is 1.73 percent, is also below the global average and is steadily declining, according to the government. He also said that only 0.5% of COVID-19 patients are on ventilators, 2% of patients are in ICUs and less than 3.5% are on oxygen.

  8. Every person living in containment areas should be tested using rapid antigen test (RAT) kits, the leading medical body – the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) stressed in its new notice. “If an individual develops symptoms following a negative RAT (rapid antigenic tests), an RT-PCR test should be performed,” reads the new opinion from the nodal body.

  9. India is the third country after the United States and Brazil to record 40 lakh cases. The country’s workload went from 30 lakh to 40 lakh in just 13 days, faster than the United States and Brazil.

  10. Worldwide, Covid-19 has killed more than 870,000 people and infected more than 2.6 crore since its discovery in China late last year. The World Health Organization has said it does not expect widespread COVID-19 vaccinations until the middle of next year.


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