New Delhi: India on Thursday reported the highest single-day hike of 75,760 fresh Coronavirus cases, crossing the 33-lakh mark. A total of 1,023 people died across the country within 24 hours due to Coronavirus infection. This takes the COVID-19 infection tally in the country to 33,10,235, with 60,472 total deaths. Also Read - 'No Mask, No Entry': BMC Imposes Rules For People Travelling in Public Transport, Visiting Malls
“The COVID-19 case tally in the country rises to 33,10,235 including 7,25,991 active cases, 25,23,772 cured/discharged/migrated & 60,472 deaths,” the Ministry of Health said in a statement. Also Read - Vice President Venkaiah Naidu Tests COVID Positive, Asymptomatic, Goes Into Self-isolation
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1) With a total of 25,23,771 patients having recuperated so far, the recovery rate was recorded at 76.24 per cent while the COVID-19 case fatality rate has declined to 1.83 per cent.
2) There are 7,25,991 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 21.93 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.
3) The Health Ministry has recommended that all newly diagnosed tuberculosis patients or those currently on treatment should be tested for COVID-19 and vice versa. It added that tuberculosis is associated with a 2.1-fold increased risk of severe COVID disease.
4) According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 3,85,76,510 samples have been tested up to August 26 with 9,24,998 samples being tested on Wednesday.