Coronavirus India News LIVE Updates: Today is the 221st day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 80,88,851 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 1,21,090 deaths.
A total of 73,73,375 people have recuperated from COVID-19 so far. There are 5,94,386 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country as on date, which comprises 7.35 percent of the total caseload.
Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka have reported the highest number of cases. However, infections are rising rapidly in states like Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. Yet, India’s recovery rate continues to rise and now stands at 91.15 percent.
Delhi’s COVID-19 tally increased to 3.75 lakh on October 29 with the national capital reporting a record 5,739 new cases in 24 hours. Delhi’s death toll from the infectious disease stands at 6,423. With over 16.66 lakh cases, Maharashtra’s COVID-19 tally remains the highest among Indian states and union territories, according to the Union Health Ministry’s latest update.