IMAGE: Municipal workers and relatives wearing PPE kit carry the body of a person who died of COVID-19 for burial at a graveyard in Karad. Photograph: PTI Photo
With 75,760 new cases in the last 24 hours, India’s coronavirus tally crossed 33-lakh mark on Thursday, according to the Union health ministry.
With 1,023 new deaths, the total fatalities reached 60,472 deaths.
The COVID-19 case tally in the country climbed to 33,10,235 including 7,25,991 active cases, 25,23,772 cured/discharged/migrated.
IMAGE: An employee sanitises Hotel Taj Palace as it reopened after the COVID-19 lockdown in New Delhi. Photograph: Rahul Singh/ANI Photo
With 1,73,195 cases, Maharashtra has the highest number of active cases and 23,089 patients succumbed to the disease in the state.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, 9,24,998 samples were tested on Wednesday and over 3.85 crore samples have been tested so far.
IMAGE: Workers prepare an OT (Operation Theatre) at an ICU ward, specially created for COVID-19 patients, during its inauguration in Bengaluru. Photograph: Shailendra Bhojak/PTI Photo
According to the Union ministry, Delhi has a recovery rate of 90 per cent followed by Tamil Nadu with 85 per cent.
IMAGE: A medic collects a swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test at civil hospital in Amritsar. Photograph: PTI Photo
Bihar stood at number three with a recovery rate of 83.80 per cent, followed by Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli (82.60 per cent), Haryana (82.10 per cent), Gujarat (80.20 per cent), among others.
IMAGE: A health worker wearing PPE kit with COVID-19 positive patients at CWG COVID care in New Delhi. Photograph: Supreet Sapkal/ANI Photom
Assam has the lowest Case Fatality Rate of 0.27 per cent in the country, followed Kerala with 0.39 per cent.