India records 29,164 new coronavirus cases; Death toll at 1,30,519

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India continued to show a downward trend of daily new COVID-19 cases as only 29,164 fresh infections were reported in the last 24 hours in the country.

 

With 29, 164 new COVID-19 infections reported in the last 24 hours, India's total coronavirus cases surged to 88.74- lakh mark.

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Tuesday said that India's total coronavirus cases surged to 88,74,291.

Meanwhile, 449 patients succumbed to the deadly contagious disease, taking the fatalities count to 1,30,519. 

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of active cases in the country is 4,53,401. Meanwhile at 82,90,371 persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.

According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare's data, Maharashtra has 85,363 active coronavirus cases, the highest in the country, followed by Kerala with 71,046 and Delhi with 40,128.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 8,44,382 samples for COVID-19 were tested on November 16 while a total of 12,65,42,907 samples tested so far.

On Monday, the Union Health Ministry informed that the coronavirus recovery rate has improved to 93.27 per cent.
Coronavirus, which originated in China's Wuhan city in December last year, has so far spread to more than 200 countries. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared coronavirus a pandemic.

 

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