New Delhi: With 29,164 fresh infections detected in the last 24 hours, India on Tuesday recorded its lowest daily cases in over four months. The last time coronavirus cases dipped below 30,000 on July 15 when the country registered 29,429 cases. Also Read - Researchers Develop AI to Detect COVID on Chest X-rays
Meanwhile, the country’s total tally rose to 88,74,29, while the recoveries surged to 82,90,371 pushing the recovery rate to almost 94 per cent—93.42 to be specific. Also Read - Serum Institute to Seek 100 cr in Damages From Volunteer Who Said 'Covishield' Vaccine Left Him Unwell
The cumulative death toll soared to 1,30,519 after 449 people succumbed to the disease in a day. Also Read - Researchers Develop AI to Detect COVID on Chest X-rays
Maharashtra continued to be the worst-hit state with 17,49,777 cases till date. There are 85,363 active cases and 46,034 COVID-19 deaths. The other worst-hit states and UTs are Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Uttar Pradesh.
On the other hand, the overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 54.8 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1,325,750, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
As of Tuesday morning, the total caseload and death toll stood at 54,826,773 and 1,325,752, respectively, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) stated in its latest update.