Corona update: 61,871 new cases in 24 hours, 1033 people lost their lives, total cases close to 75 lakh

India Coronavirus Cases and Death Updates 18 October 2020

In the last 61 hours 61,871 new corona cases have been registered in the country, while 70,816 patients have also been cured. However 1033 patients lost their lives too.

According to the latest data of the Ministry of Health, the total number of corona infected in the country has crossed 74 lakh 94 thousand. Out of these, one lakh 14 thousand patients have died. At the same time the number of recovery cases has reached 65 lakh 97 thousand and the number of active cases has come down to 7 lakh 83 thousand.

The number of people recovered is eight times more than the number of active cases of infection. Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu have the highest percentage of active cases, mortality and recovery rate of corona virus.

According to ICMR, a total of 92.42 million samples of corona virus have been tested till October 17, out of which 9,70,173 samples were tested yesterday. The positivity rate is around seven percent.

Most active cases in Maharashtra
Maharashtra has the most active cases in the country. Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh have the most active cases after Maharashtra. India is second in the world in active case. India is the second most affected country in the world by number of corona infects. India is number after death in America and Brazil.

It is a matter of relief that a steady decline in mortality and active case rate is being recorded. The death rate fell to 1.51%. Apart from this, the rate of active cases undergoing treatment has also come down to 11%. With this, the recovery rate is 88%. The recovery rate in India is constantly increasing.

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