Bhubaneswar: In a much-needed respite to the government, India on Tuesday reported lesser number of new positive cases taking the tally beyond 55 lakh. The country has reported about 75 thousand new positive cases in the last 24 hours, which is lesser as compared to the daily 90+ additions in the last several days.
As per the latest data released by the Ministry of Health & Family welfare, India’s total cases rose to 5562664 by Tuesday morning. The total number includes 975861 active cases and 88935 deaths while 4497867 people have been recovered from the viral infection.
The country reported record 75083 new cases and 1053 deaths in the last 24 hours. With this India’s mortality rate has declined to 1.5 per cent while the recovery rate has improved further to 80.85 per cent.
Maharastra has remained the worst affected state in the country as its total number of confirmed cases has crossed 12 lakh including 291630 active cases and 32671 deaths.