New Delhi, May 5: A record 3,780 fresh COVID-19 deaths were recorded in a single day in India, bringing the death toll to 2.26,188, while 3.82,315 new coronavirus infections were recorded, according to data from the Ministry of Union health updates Wednesday.
With the new cases, the total tally of COVID-19 cases in the country has increased to 2,06,65,148.
With a steady increase, the number of active cases rose to 34.87,229, or 16.87% of total infections, while the national recovery rate from COVID-19 was recorded at 82.03%, according to the reports. data updated at 8 am.
The number of people who have recovered from the disease rose to 1,69 51,731 while the case fatality rate fell further to 1.09 percent, the data showed.
India’s COVID-19 tally crossed 20 lakh on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and crossed the one crore mark on December 19. India took the grim two crore milestone on May 4.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 29,48,52,078 samples were tested through May 5, with 15,41,299 samples tested on Tuesday.
The 3,780 new deaths include 891 from Maharashtra, 351 from Uttar Pradesh, 338 from Delhi, 288 from Karnataka, 210 from Chhattisgarh, 173 from Punjab, 154 from Rajasthan, 153 from Haryana, 144 from Tamil Nadu, 132 from Jharkhand , 131 from Gujarat, 107 from West Bengal and 105 from Bihar.
To date, 2,26,188 deaths have been reported in the country, including 71,742 from Maharashtra, 17,752 from Delhi, 16,538 from Karnataka, 14,612 from Tamil Nadu, 13,798 from Uttar Pradesh, 11,744 from West Bengal, 9 645 from Punjab and 9,485 from Chhattisgarh. .
The Ministry of Health pointed out that more than 70% of deaths were due to co-morbidities.
“Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council for Medical Research,” the ministry said on its website, adding that the distribution of figures by state is subject to further verification and reconciliation.