India continues to occupy the top global position as the country with the maximum number of recoveries.The total recoveries has crossed 54 lakhs today (54,27,706).
It accounts for 21% of the global recovered cases, while its share in the total cases stands at 18.6%.
India has maintained its global position with one of the lowest case fatality rates (CFR) when compared to several other countries.
While the global CFR stands at 2.97% as on date, the comparative figure for India is 1.56%.
While the global average is 130 deaths /million population, India is reporting 73 deaths /million population, which means that the deaths per million population in India is one of the lowest in the world.
India's steady trend of posting high number of daily recoveries continues with 75,628 recoveries registered in the last 24 hours.
Higher number of single day recoveries is also reflected in the continuous increase in the national recovery rate, which is at present 83.84%.
74.36% of the recovered cases in the past 24 hours are from 10 States/Union Territories (UT). Maharashtra has contributed the highest number to these followed by Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
Nearly 77% of the active cases are in 10 States/UTs. Maharashtra is at the lead with more than 2.6 lakh cases.
As on date, the active cases contribute only 14.60% to the positive caseload of the country.
For the 12th successive day, India has sustained its steady trend of maintaining the active cases below the 10-lakh mark.
The number of active cases today is 9,44,996. 79,476 confirmed cases have been reported in the last 24 hours in the country.
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit with a total of 14,16,513 cases, including 37,480 deaths; followed by Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.
78.2% of the new cases are concentrated in ten States/UT. Maharashtra contributed close to 16,000 to the new cases, lower than the day before.
Kerala surged to second place with 9,258 new cases while Karnataka reported more than 8000 daily new cases.
1,069 deaths have been registered in the past 24 hours as reported on 11.33 AM on Saturday.
10 States and UTs account for 84.1% of fatalities in the past 24 hours.
39.66% of deaths reported yesterday are from Maharashtra with 424 deaths followed by Karnataka with 125 deaths.
According to the data from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India conducted 11,32,675 sample tests in a single day on Friday, taking the total number of samples tested so far to 7,78,50,403.