On the 28th of September, India’s Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 tally crossed 60 lakhs or 6 millions.
On Monday, the 28th of September, India reported 82,170 new cases with 1,039 deaths.
The official figure of COVID-19 situation was updated on the official website of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW.)
According to the MoHFW, there are 60,74,703 positive cases of COVID-19, of which 9,62,640 are active cases, 95,542 deceased and nearly 50,16,521 recovered till date.
In the past 24 hours, nearly 74,893 more people recovered from the deadly COVID-19 infection.
While the recovery rate from COVID-19 in India stood at 82.46 %, the active case load is at 15.85 % and mortality rate is below 1.5 % which is half of the global mortality rate (3%.)
The Union Health Ministry said, “India’s total recoveries have crossed the landmark milestone of 50 lakh today (50,16,520.) With a very high number of COVID patients recovering every single day, India’s steady trend of posting high level of daily recoveries continues.”
The Ministry further said, “The total recovered cases have outpaced active cases by more than 5 times. With the exponential increase in the recoveries, there is close to 100 per cent increase in recovered cases in one month,”
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, 7.20 crore samples have been tested so far, with 7.09 lakh tests being conducted on Sunday.”
Highlighting the graph of COVID-19 growth in India, the COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20 lakhs mark on the 7th of August, 30 lakh on the 23rd of August 23, 40 lakh on the 5th of September 5, 50 lakh on the 15th of September and now 60 lakhs on the 28th of September.
Majority of new cases were reported from Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Telangana and West Bengal.
Of the total 95,542 deaths, Maharashtra reported the maximum of 35,571 fatalities, followed by 9,313 in Tamil Nadu, 8,582 in Karnataka, 5,708 in Andhra Pradesh, 5,594 in Uttar Pradesh, 5,235 in Delhi and 4,781 in West Bengal.
However, according to the Union Health Ministry nearly 70 % of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.
Meanwhile, globally, the Novel Coronavirus cases stood at 33,327,989, of which 1,002,665 are deceased and 24,646,812 are recovered till date.
Stay tuned for further updates.