COVID-19: India Records 3,780 Fatalities, Highest-Ever In 24-Hrs; 3.82 Lakh Daily Cases
New Delhi: India on Wednesday reported 382,315 fresh COVID-19 cases. With this, the cumulative caseload stands at 2,06,65,148, said the Union health ministry.
Meanwhile, the country recorded as many as 3,786 deaths, the highest ever in the 24 hours. The cumulative death toll now stands at 2,26,188.
In addition to this, 3,38,439 people were discharged from various hospitals, taking the total number of recoveries in India to 1,69,51,731. As a result, the active tally saw a minimal increase and stands at 34,87,229.
Maharashtra reported 51,880 new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases and 891 deaths, followed by Karnataka (44,631), Tamil Nadu (21,228) Delhi (18,000), Kerala (26,011), Uttar Pradesh (25,858), Andhra Pradesh (20,024) in the past 24 hours, the data showed.
The six most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (4,822,902), Kerala (1,664,789), Karnataka (1,690,934), Uttar Pradesh (1,342,413), Tamil Nadu (1,228,064), and Delhi (1,194,552).
India has tested a total of 29,48,52,078 samples tested for Covid-19 until now, said the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). Out of these, 15,41,299 samples were tested on Tuesday. The number of tests conducted in the last 24 hours decreased slightly too as the number stood at 16,63,742 on Monday.