DATA STORY: Andhra, Odisha among states with best Covid recovery rate; Kerala, Maharashtra among worst
India on Friday conducted 916,951 coronavirus tests, taking the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 180,253,315. The test positivity rate recorded was 2.0%
India on Saturday reported a net reduction of 1,259 to take its count of active coronavirus cases to 224,190, and 77.97 per cent lower than the September 18 peak of 1,017,754. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases has declined to 0.96 per cent (one in 104). The country is now 13th among the most affected countries by active cases. India added 18,222 cases to take its total caseload to 10,431,639. And, with 228 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 150,798, or 1.45 per cent of total confirmed infections.
The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India now stands at 10,056,651 – or 96.41 per cent of total caseload – with 19,253 new cured cases being reported on Saturday.
First Published: Sat, January 09 2021. 23:18 IST