India reports below 500/day covid deaths , total tally at 82.7Ltext_fields
New Delhi: Flattening the curve, India on Tuesday reported 38,310 covid-19 infections and 490 deaths in 24 hours. The total tally rose to 82,67,623, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
As many as 5,41,405 are currently active; 76,03,121 have been discharged. 1,23,097 lost their battle to the pandemic.
India's total recovery rate stands at 91.68 per cent, the fatality rate is 1.49 per cent, the data showed.
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit with a total of 16,87,784 cases, including 44,128 deaths; followed by Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.
Meanwhile, Delhi recorded 4,001 fresh Covid-19 cases on Monday, taking the tally to 3,96,371.
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) conducted 10,46,247 sample tests in a single day on Monday, taking the total number of samples tested so far to 11,17,89,350.
IANS report with edits