New Delhi : As Covid-19 spread continues relentlessly in the nation, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday reported 86,052 new Covid-19 cases and 1,141 deaths in the last 24 hours taking tally to 58,18,570.
While Mizoram emerged as the lone state with no covid-linked death, more than 70 per cent of the 92,290 deaths were from comorbidities, showed the ministry data.
Maharashtra continues as the worst-hit, reporting 459 deaths in the past 24 hours and the total toll stands at 34,345.There are 2,75,404 active Covid cases and a total 9,73,214 people have recovered in the state. In the last 24 hours, 17,184 left quarantine centres and hospitals after recuperating completely.
Karnataka has reported 65 deaths in the last 24 hours taking its toll to 8,331. There are 95,568 active Covid cases in the state. In the past one day, 6,748 recovered of the total 4,44,658 recoveries in the state.
Ladakh, where the nation is facing tension at the borders with China, reported three deaths from Covid in the last 24 hours taking total toll to 54. There are 1,022 active Covid cases. So far 2,893 people have recovered from the deadly virus in Ladkah and in the last 24 hours a total 49 people have left hospitals and quarantine centres.
A senior officer in the ministry stated that a total 81,177 people were discharged from various hospitals and quarantine centres in the last 24 hours across the country. So far, a total 47,56,164 people have recovered from the deadly viral infection.
India's recovery rate at 81.74 per cent is the highest in the world. Currently there are 9,70,116 active cases in the country.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, a total 14,92,409 people in India were tested for Covid on Thursday. The institute stated that the cumulative total samples tested so far stands at 6,89,28,440.
With inputs from IANS