India’s COVID caseload at 7.1 million; Marginal drop in daily spike

October 12, 2020 0 By FM

India’s COVID-19 case tally mounted to 71,19,300 with 67,789 new positive cases reported in the last 24 hours. Of the overall caseload, the active infections are 8,62,611 and about 61,46,427 patients recovered.  On Sunday,  71,564 patients were cured or discharged. According to the data from the Health Ministry, the pandemic-linked death toll reached 1,09,184 as of now. This includes 813 new deaths reported on Sunday.  While the daily rise in Covid-19 positive cases has slowed down now marginally compared to last week, the new fatalities continued at almost the week-ago level.   

Maharashtra saw 10,792 fresh COVID cases on Sunday taking the overall caseload to 15,28,226. The active infections stood at 2,21,178 as the total recoveries climbed to 12,662,40. Parallel to the fresh incidences the State also saw as many recoveries during the day at 10,461. The death toll mounted to 40,345 with 305 patients succumbing to the infection.

With 5,210 cases Andhra Pradesh’s case tally rose to 7,55,727 of which 46,295 are active infections. As many as 5,509 patients were reported as cured/discharged during the day taking the total recoveries to 7,03,208. The total fatalities reached 6,224 with 30 deaths reported yesterday.

Karnataka reported 9,523 new COVID cases taking the state’s infection tally to 7,10,309. The active infections stood at 1,20,270 while the number of recoveries rose to 5,80,054. The overall fatalities stood close to 10,000 mark at 9,966 till now.

With 9,347 fresh COVID positive incidences, Kerala’s coronavirus infection tally mounted to 2,89,203. Of the total caseload, the active infections stood at 96,316. As many as 1,91,798 patients have been recovered from the infection so far while 1,004 lives succumbed to the illness.

Globally the novel coronavirus infections  have reached 37,748,234 and the death toll at 1,081,443. Of the overall caseload currently, as many as 8,316,268 cases are under active infection load. The U.S has the highest number of incidences at 7,991,998 followed by India (71,19,300) and Brazil (5,094,979).