Coronavirus India Update: Tally Tops 58 Lakh Even As Fresh Cases Ebb
India’s total Covid-19 tally crossed 58 lakh at a time when the pace of the pandemic’s spread may be starting to slow down.
The country added over 86,000 new cases in a matter of 24 hours taking the total tally above 58.1 lakh in Asia's third-largest economy, according to the Health Ministry’s update as of 8 a.m. on Sept. 25. This includes more than 47.5 lakh patients who have recovered and over 92,200 deaths.
- Total number of confirmed coronavirus cases: 58,18,570
- Active cases: 9,70,116
- Cured/discharged/migrated: 47,56,164
- Deaths: 92,290
- Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 86,052
- One-day recoveries: 81,177
- One-day deaths: 1,141
After six day of authorities reporting more recoveries than fresh cases, the positive trend came to a halt today. Still, fresh cases remained under the 90,000 mark for the fifth straight day.
Active cases now count for only 17% of the total case load. Recoveries make up 81% of the tally, while the fatality rate remains below 1.6%.
France and the U.K. reported the highest number of cases since the start of the pandemic. U.K.’s government set out its plan to rescue millions of jobs and businesses as the pandemic threatens to derail the economy again. France introduced new steps to fight a rapid resurgence. New U.S. cases matched daily increases of the previous seven days.
Globally, cases topped the 32 million mark while deaths exceeded 979,600.
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