Coronavirus count crosses 25 lakh mark
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Coronavirus count crosses 25 lakh mark

S. Sivadas

S. Sivadas

India's coronavirus count crossed 2.5 lakh cases mark on Monday. According to the updated figures of the Union Health Ministry, the country has recorded 7,135 deaths so far. While 1,25,381 cases are still active, 1,24,094 people have been cured/ discharged.. With this, the country yet again reported the highest single-day spike of 9,983 new COVID19 cases and 206 deaths in the last 24 hours.

According to the updated data, Maharashtra continues to lead with a total of 85,975 cases, of which 43,601 are active and 39,314 are cured/ discharged. The state has witnessed a death toll of 3060. Delhi has the second-highest number at 16,229.

A total of 1,08,048 samples were tested in the last 24 hours and overall 47,74,434 samples have been tested till now. In what could be viewed as a silver lining, the number of active cases and cured cases is almost equal, thus indicating a high recovery rate.

The Indian Council of Medical Research has already said that India's recovery rate is among the highest in the world. The current death probability rate stands at 0.49 people per lakh.

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