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Maharashtra leads India’s Coronavirus spike

India’s Coronavirus cases crossed 29 lakh on Friday after 68,898 cases were detected in the last 24 hours as Mumbai Coronavirus cases rises to 1,34,223 with an addition of 1,406 cases whereas 42 deaths took the toll to 7,353.

According to the Union Health ministry, Maharashtra has detected the highest number of COVID-19 cases that is 15,000 new cases have been reported with the deadly virus.  Followed by Andhra Pradesh where 10,000 new COVID-19 cases have been detected. In the last 24 hours Karnataka had nearly 8,000 new cases.

The overall fatalities due to COVID-19 so far is 54, 849 with 983 new deaths in the last one day. As per, the total deaths were past 55,000.

However at the same time India has registered the highest single day recoveries as 62,282 were discharged in the last 24 hours taking total recoveries to nearly 21.59 lakhs.

Health Ministry Officials said that “The gap between recovered patients and active COVID-19 cases has increased and reached 14, 66,918 today. As a higher number of patients recover, their percentage rate continues to steeply rise along with steady decline in percentage Active Cases. With such a high level of recoveries, India’s Recovery Rate has soared past 74 per cent (74.28 per cent) ensuring more and more patients are recovering. This is bolstered by 33 States and UTs reporting Recovery Rate more than 50%,”

-Davinder Panesar, NMTV News


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