India reported a net decrease in 1994 to 211,033 cases of active coronavirus on Saturday, the lowest since 29 June and 79,26% lower than the peak of 1,017,754 cases of active coronavirus on 18 September. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases decreased to 0.85 per cent (one in 118). The world ranks 13th among the countries most affected by active cases. India has introduced 15,158 cases.
With a daily increase of 15,158 cases in total, India’s coronavirus count rose to 10,527,683 cases on Friday to 10,542,841 – an increase of 0.1%. The death toll was 152,093, with 175 deaths every day. In the past 7 days, India has added 111,202 cases to the 13th most affected country with active cases, 3rd to fatality, and 2nd to complete and recovered cases.
With 16,977 new daily recoveries, India’s recovery rate has increased to 96.56%, and fatality rate remains unchanged at 1.44%.
The Indian states and UTs with the worst case fatality rates at present are Punjab (3.22%), Maharashtra (2.54%), and Gujarat (2.16%). The rate in as many as 13 is higher than the national average.
India’s new daily closed cases stand at 17,152 — 175 deaths and 16,977 recoveries. The share of deaths in total closed cases stands at 1.02%.
India’s 5-day moving average of daily rate of addition to total cases stands at 0.1%.
India’s doubling time for total cases stands at 481.8 days, and for deaths at 602.1 days.
Overall, five states with the biggest 24-hour jump in total cases are Kerala (5624), Maharashtra (3145), Karnataka (708), West Bengal (623), and Tamil Nadu (621).
Among states with more than 25,000 cases, the five with worst recovery rates at present are Kerala (91.50%), Maharashtra (94.78%), Punjab (95.17%), Gujarat (95.60%), and Madhya Pradesh (95.73%).
India on Friday conducted 803,090 coronavirus tests, taking the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 185,765,491. The test positivity rate recorded was 1.9%.
Five states with the highest test positivity rate (TPR) – percentage of tested people turning out to be positive for Covid-19 infection (by cumulative data for tests and cases) – are Maharashtra (14.5%), Goa (12.3%), Chandigarh (10.31%), Nagaland (9.81%), and Kerala (9.56%).
Five states with the highest TPR by daily numbers for tests and cases added – are Kerala (8.94%), Sikkim (6.31%), Maharashtra (5.13%), Goa (4.69%), and Nagaland (3.08%).
Among states and UTs with more than 10 million population, five that have carried out the highest number of tests (per million population) are Delhi (491251), J&K (318977), Kerala (249154), Karnataka (239977), and Andhra Pradesh (239648).
The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (1984768), Karnataka (930668), Andhra Pradesh (885710), Kerala (836883), and Tamil Nadu (829573).
Maharashtra, the most affected state overall, has reported 3,145 new cases to take its tally to 1984768. The state has added 34,597 cases in the past 10 days.
Karnataka, the second-most-affected state, has reported 708 cases to take its tally to 930668.
Andhra Pradesh, the third-most-affected state by total cases, added 94 cases to take its tally to 885710.
Kerala has added 5624 cases to take its tally to 836883.
Tamil Nadu has seen its tally going up by 621 to 829573.
Delhi has added 295 cases, the fewest in a day since May 10, to take its tally to 631884. Its recovery rate is nearing the 98 per cent mark.
Uttar Pradesh has added 472 cases to take its tally to 595614.