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Covid-19: India registers 45,576 infections, 585 deaths | India News


NEW DELHI: The number of Covid-19 cases from India increased to 89.58 lakh with 45,576 recent infections, while the number of people who have recovered from the disease rose to more than 83.83 lakh, leading the national recovery rate at 93.58%, according to data updated by the Union. Ministry of Health on Thursday.
Total coronavirus cases amounted to 89.58,483, with 45,576 infections reported in one day, while the death toll rose to 1.31,578 with 585 new deaths, data updated at 8 a.m. showed.
The number of active cases remained below 5 lakh for the ninth consecutive day.
There are 4,43,303 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country to date, representing 4.95 percent of the total number of cases, according to the data.
Total recoveries have risen to 83.83,602, bringing the national recovery rate to 93.58 percent, while the Covid-19 fatality rate stands at 1.47 percent.
India’s Covid-19 count had crossed the 20 lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, and 40 lakh on September 5.
It passed 50 lakh on September 16, 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, and crossed 80 lakh on October 29.
According to the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR), a cumulative total of 12.85.08,389 samples have been analyzed as of November 18, of which 10,28,203 samples were analyzed on Wednesday.
The 585 new deaths include 131 from Delhi, 100 from Maharashtra, 54 from West Bengal, 31 from Punjab, 30 from Haryana, 29 from Uttar Pradesh, 28 from Kerala, 23 from Chhattisgarh and 21 from Karnataka.
A total of 131,578 deaths reported so far in the country include 46,202 from Maharashtra, 11,578 from Karnataka, 11,531 from Tamil Nadu, 7,943 from Delhi, 7,820 from West Bengal, 7,441 from Uttar Pradesh, 6,899 from Andhra Pradesh, 4,541 from Punjab and 3,823 from Gujarat.
The Ministry of Health highlighted that more than 70 percent of deaths occurred due to comorbidities.
“Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council for Medical Research,” the ministry said on its website, adding that the distribution of the figures statewide is subject to further verification and reconciliation.

Times of India