India Crosses The 45 Lakh Mark In Coronavirus Cases; Second Worst-Hit

Adding to our troubles, Coronavirus cases crosses 45 lakh mark on Friday. This is the biggest spike comprising 96,551 new cases with 1,209 deaths in the past 24 hours.

According to the tally, there are total of 35,42,664 cured and discharged patients at various hospitals. As per the Ministry of Health in India, the death toll rises to 76,271.

On Friday, Institution responsible for Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) told that total tally of 5,40,97,975 COVID-19 vaccines have been tested till September 10, 2020.

According to reports, total of 11,63,542 samples have been tested on Thursday itself. Recovery rates have reached 77.74 Percent. India’s Case Fatality Rate is at 1.68 percent.

The worst-affected states in India are Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Uttar Pradesh. These states comprised of 62% of the total active Coronavirus cases.

Maharashtra with 9,90,795 cases becomes the worst hit and newly reported 23,446 cases makes it even worse. The COVID-19 death toll in Maharashtra rose to 28,282 with  495 more fatalities.

India is currently the second worst-hit country in the world after USA and Brazil remains Third most affected.