India now has over 76.5L cases

With a fresh spike of 54,044 coronavirus infections and 717 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally on Wednesday stood at 76,51,107

Oct 21, 2020
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With a fresh spike of 54,044 coronavirus infections and 717 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally on Wednesday stood at 76,51,107.

Out of these, 7,40,090 are currently active, 67,95,103 have been discharged, while 1,15,914 lost the battle against the pandemic.

The country saw 7,254 more than Tuesday's fresh infections, after witnessing slight decline in new cases.

While the recovery rate stands at 88.81 per cent, the fatality rate is 1.51 per cent, the data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.

Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit with a total of 16,09,516 cases, including 42,453 deaths; followed by Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.

(IANS)

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