India is expected to soon outperform the United States in coronavirus cases

India is expected to soon outperform the United States in coronavirus cases

India's COVID-19 tally of cases raced past 70 lakh, 13 days after it had crossed the 60-lakh mark, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 60 lakh, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.

India reported 74,383 new cases with 918 more deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 7,053,806, and the death toll to 108,334.

So far this month, an average of more than 70,000 cases are being treated every day.

With increasing recoveries, India has sustained its leading global position with the maximum recovered cases.

India's coronavirus cases jumped from 10 lakh to 20 lakh in 21 days.

There are 8,61,853 active cases in the country and 6,149,535 cured/discharged/migrated cases. The number of new recovery cases has been coming in the country for more than three consecutive weeks, more than the new corona cases.

New Delhi: With the continuous increase in corona infection cases in the country, the number of infections has reached 71 lakh late Sunday night. Globally, there have been over 3.73 crore confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Maharashtra, the worst affected state, also leads the tally with almost 26,500 new cases of recovered patients. With 308 deaths, Maharashtra accounts for 33 percent of deaths reported in the past 24 hours, followed by Karnataka with 102 deaths, revealed the federal health ministry's data.

According to ICMR, a total of 8.78 million samples of corona virus have been tested till October 11, out of which 10 lakh samples were tested yesterday.

India continues to report a trend of steadily decreasing active cases.

The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (1517434), Andhra Pradesh (750517), Karnataka (700786), Tamil Nadu (651370), and Uttar Pradesh (433712).

In the highest single day surge of COVID-19 cases, Kerala on Saturday reported 11,755 fresh infections and 23 new fatalities, taking the caseload to 2,77,855 and death toll to 978.

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