India's COVID-19 tally has crossed the 76-lakh mark with 54,044 new coronavirus cases and 717 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry data released on Wednesday morning shows.
The country now has 76,51,108 total cases of coronavirus. A total of 54,044 fresh infections were reported in a day, while the death toll climbed to 1,15,914 with 717 fatalities being registered in a span of 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry data showed.
The total recoveries crossed neared 68 lakh while active cases of coronavirus infection remained below 8 lakh for the fourth consecutive day.
There are 7,40,090 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 9.67 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated. A total 67,95,103 people have recuperated from the disease so far pushing the national recovery rate to 88.81 per cent while the case fatality rate due COVID-19 stands at 1.51 per cent.
India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23 and 40 lakh on September. It went past 50 lakh on September 16, 60 lakh on September 28 and crossed 70 lakh on October 11.
According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 9,72,00,379 samples have been tested up to October 20 with 10,83,608 samples being tested on Tuesday.
With 1,74,265 total active cases, Maharashtra continues to be the worst affected state by COVID-19 in the country. While 13,92,308 patients have recovered from the disease in the state, 42,453 have died so far.India hands over Chinese PLA soldier who strayed across LAC in Ladakh
Here's state-wise list of active cases and deaths:
Andaman and Nicobar Islands: 183 (Total cases), 56 (Deaths)
Andhra Pradesh: 33,396 (Total cases), 6481 (Deaths)
Arunachal Pradesh: 2712 (Total cases), 31 (Deaths)
Assam: 26,775 (Total cases), 884 (Deaths)
Bihar: 11,348 (Total cases), 1011 (Deaths)
Chandigarh: 810 (Total cases), 209 (Deaths)
Chhattisgarh: 25,709 (Total cases), 1584 (Deaths)
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu: 39 (Total cases), 2 (Deaths)
Delhi: 23,922 (Total cases), 6081 (Deaths)
Goa: 3201 (Total cases), 555 (Deaths)
Gujarat: 14,245 (Total cases), 3651 (Deaths)
Haryana: 10,078 (Total cases), 1660 (Deaths)
Himachal Pradesh: 2596 (Total cases), 274 (Deaths)
Jammu and Kashmir: 8124 (Total cases), 1397 (Deaths)
Jharkhand: 6180 (Total cases), 849 (Deaths)
Karnataka: 1,03,964 (Total cases), 10,608 (Deaths)
Kerala: 92,023 (Total cases), 1206 (Deaths)
Ladakh: 841 (Total cases), 67 (Deaths)
Madhya Pradesh: 12,507 (Total cases), 2811 (Deaths)
Maharashtra: 1,74,755 (Total cases), 42,453 (Deaths)
Manipur: 3882 (Total cases), 121 (Deaths)
Meghalaya: 2020 (Total cases), 76 (Deaths)
Mizoram: 145 (Total cases), 0 (Deaths)
Nagaland: 1658 (Total cases), 28 (Deaths)
Odisha: 18,885 (Total cases), 1168 (Deaths)
Puducherry: 4101 (Total cases), 577 (Deaths)
Punjab: 4895 (Total cases), 4037 (Deaths)
Rajasthan: 20,254 (Total cases), 1774 (Deaths)
Sikkim: 254 (Total cases), 63 (Deaths)
Tamil Nadu: 36,734 (Total cases), 10,741 (Deaths)
Telangana: 20,449 (Total cases), 1287 (Deaths)
Tripura: 2455 (Total cases), 332 (Deaths)
Uttarakhand: 5364 (Total cases), 946 (Deaths)
Uttar Pradesh: 30,416 (Total cases), 6714 (Deaths)
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