The total tally of Covid-19 cases neared the 60 lakh-mark and death touched 94,000 on Saturday. a complete of 85,362 new cases are reported within the last 24 hours within the country, consistent with the Union Health Ministry. 75% of the new confirmed cases are found concentrated in 10 States/UTs.
Maharashtra continues to top this list. it's alone contributed to over 17,000 followed by Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh with quite 8,000 and 7,000 cases, respectively, the union health ministry said.
As on 26 September, active caseload accounts for 16.28% of the entire positive cases.According to the health ministry data, 1,089 deaths are registered within the past 24 hours. 10 States/UTs account for 83% of the deaths within the last 24 hours thanks to Covid-19.India’s testing capacities have surged to 14 lakh per day. consistent with the health ministry data, 13,41,535 tests were conducted within the past 24 hours. the entire number of tests has crossed 7 crore on Saturday.
The national cumulative Positivity Rate is 8.40% and therefore the Tests Per Million is presently positioned at 50,920, the govt said.India has recorded 93,420 new recoveries within the last 24 hours. With this, the entire number of recoveries are 48,49,584, the govt said during a statement.With the rise in daily recoveries, the Recovery Rate has also sustained its upward trend. It currently is positioned at 82.14% today.
Meanwhile, eSanjeevani OPD platform of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has completed the landmark milestone of 4 lakh tele-consultations. the highest performing States, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh have logged in 1,33167 and 1,00124 sessions, respectively, the govt said.
The other States that have registered highest consultations through eSanjeevani and eSanjeevani OPD platforms are Himachal Pradesh (36,527), Kerala (33,340), Andhra Pradesh (31,034), Uttarakhand (11,526), Gujarat (8914), Madhya Pradesh (8904), Karnataka (7684), Maharashtra (7103). The usage trend shows that there has been a fast uptake of this service in smaller districts like Villupuram in Tamil Nadu .