India recorded 34,973 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 260 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Friday, the country saw a total of 37,681 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery rate at around 97.48 per cent and total recoveries to 3,23,42,299.
The total active cases of COVID-19 in India dropped to 3,90,646, the ministry data showed. The total death toll in the country is now at 4,42,009. In India, the first death due to COVID pandemic was reported in March 2020.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 53,86,04,854 samples have been tested up to September 9th for COVID-19. Of these 17,87,611 samples were tested on Thursday.
|Name of State / UT||Active Cases*||Cured/Discharged/Migrated*||Deaths**|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||9||7438||129|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||6||10659||4|
|Jammu and Kashmir||1251||320648||4411|
|***Maharashtra has reconciled the data leading to a decrease in total number of cases and discharges as compared to yesterday. Accordingly, as per the usual practice, yesterday’s data is given w.r.t. cases and discharges.|
|*(Including foreign Nationals)|
|**( more than 70% cases due to comorbidities )|
|#States wise distribution is subject to further verification and reconciliation|
|#Our figures are being reconciled with ICMR|