India Recorded 72,049 New cases In 24 Hours, COVID Tally Crosses 67 Lakh


New Delhi: India’s total COVID-19 Cases now stand at 67,57,131.India recorded 72,049 new cases and 986 death in the last 24 hours. India’s COVID-19 tally past the 67-lakh mark, shows the Health Ministry data released this morning. The national recovery rate now stands at 85.02 per cent, total 82,203 people. According to the government figures, total Covid cases in India now stand at 67,57,131, including 9,07,883 active cases, 57,44,693 recoveries and 1,04,555 deaths.

Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka have reported the highest number of cases. However, infections are rising rapidly in states like Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. Yet, India’s recovery rate continues to rise and now stands at 85 percent. ‘Unlock 5.0’ is underway. Globally, there have been over 3.55 crore confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 10.42 lakh people have died so far.

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Maharashtra accounted for 17 per cent of all new cases (12,258), followed by almost 10,000 new cases in Karnataka, then Kerala with almost 7,800 cases, with Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, both, reporting about 5,000 cases each.

Maharashtra also reported the most deaths in the 24-hour period, followed by Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh. Together these states account for 656 deaths, or 66.5 per cent of all Covid fatalities in the country.

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