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India’s Covid-19 count is approaching 94 lakh with 41,810 new cases | India News


NEW DELHI: India reported 41,810 new Covid-19 infections in the past 24 hours, bringing the count to 93,92,920, according to data from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday.
The country reported more recoveries than new confirmed cases in the last 24 hours. The total of active cases reached 4.53,956 while total recoveries amounted to 88.02,267 with 42,298 new discharges in a single day. With 496 new deaths, the death toll rose to 1,36,696.
Today is the twenty-second day that India reported fewer than 50,000 cases in one day. The last time daily new cases crossed the 50,000 threshold was on November 7.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), as of November 28, 13,95,03,803 samples have been analyzed, of which 12,83,449 samples were analyzed yesterday.
Up to 4,906 new cases of Covid-19 were reported in Delhi on Sunday, slightly less than yesterday’s 4,998, bringing the count in the national capital to 5,66,648, according to the Delhi health department.
In a health bulletin released Sunday evening, the Delhi health department reported that a total of 64,186 tests for Covid-19 were conducted in the city on Sunday, raising the cumulative positivity rate in the national capital to 9.08 percent.
Meanwhile, 6,325 Covid-19 patients recovered, were discharged or emigrated from Delhi on Sunday, while another 68 people died due to the virus. So far, a total of 9,066 people have lost their lives due to Covid-19. Currently, there are 35,091 active cases in the national capital, while 5,22,491 people have recovered and were discharged, or have emigrated from Delhi.
Kerala today reports 5,643 new cases of the infection. There are 64,589 active cases in the state so far, while 5,32,658 recoveries have been reported so far.
Andhra Pradesh reported 620 new cases of the pathogen today. A total of 3,787 recoveries and seven deaths brought the active case count to 8,67,683, while total recoveries were 8,52,298 and the death toll reached 6,988 in the state.
Mumbai recorded 940 new coronavirus cases, 515 recoveries and 18 deaths today. The total cases increased to 2.82,814, including 2.55,860 recoveries and 10,791 deaths. Active cases stood at 13,157 in Mumbai. Meanwhile, Maharashtra reported 5,544 new cases, 4,362 recoveries and 85 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total cases stood at 18,20,059, recoveries reached 16,80,926, and current active cases stood at 90,997. The death toll reached 47,071 on Sunday.
Tamil Nadu reported 1,459 new Covid-19 cases, 1,471 discharges, and 9 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases stood at 7,80,505 while the discharges reached 7,57,750 and the death toll stood at 11,703. There are 11,052 active cases of the virus so far.
Punjab reported 741 new cases of the virus, 664 downloads and 15 deaths today. The total cases in the state amounted to 1,51,538, including 1,38,870 recoveries and 4,780 deaths. Active cases in the state stood at 7,888.

Times of India