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India reports highest single-day corona recoveries

Updated September 17, 2020 13:33 IST
India reports highest single-day corona recoveries
A health worker collects swab samples for coronavirus testing at Patliputra Ashok Hotel isolation centre (IANS)

In the past 24 hours, India has reported the highest number of single-day corona recoveries, said the Health Ministry today.

As many as 82,961 Covid-19 patients were cured and discharged from home/facility isolation and hospitals, steeply pushing the recovery rate to 78.53 per cent, an official press release said.

The total number of recovered cases is 3,942,360.

India reports highest single-day corona recoveries

According to the Ministry, 59 per cent of the recoveries come from five states—Maharashtra (19,423), Andhra Pradesh (9,628), Karnataka (7,406), Uttar Pradesh (6,680) and Tamil Nadu (5,735).

India reports highest single-day corona recoveries

The gap between the recovered and active cases has crossed 29 lakh. The recovered cases are nearly four times the number of active cases.

India reports highest single-day corona recoveries

India has reported 90,123 cases and 1,290 deaths in the past 24 hours.

Maharashtra has reported more than 20,000 cases in past 24 hours, followed by Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.

India reports highest single-day corona recoveries

India now stands second nation after the US in the world to cross the five-million mark. The total number of reported corona cases is 5,020,360 and deaths 82,066.

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