India’s COVID-19 tally crosses 1.5 lakh mark, fatality rate stable at 2.8%

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Bhubaneswar: With 6387 new cases in the last 24-hours, India’s COVID-19 tally crossed the 1.5 lakh mark on Wednesday.

As per the latest data released by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, India’s total cases rose to 151767 by Wednesday morning. The total number includes 83004 active cases and 4337 deaths while 64425 people have been recovered and one person has migrated.

With 3935 recoveries in the last 24 hours, India’s recovery rate has improved to 42.44 per cent. Meanwhile, the country has reported 170 deaths since yesterday and the death rate has remained stable at 2.8 per cent.

Meanwhile, as many as 1,16,041 samples were tested in the last 24 hours out of which 6387 samples have come out positive. With this, the country has tested total 32,2,160 samples till 27th of May with a positivity rate of 4.6 per cent, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.

Maharashtra has remained the worst affected state with 54758 confirmed cases and 1792 deaths. Maharashtra is followed by Tamilnadu, Gujarat and Delhi with 17728, 14821 and 14465 cases respectively.

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