New Delhi: India’s coronavirus count reached 18,55,746 on August 4, Tuesday after the country reported a single-day spike of 52,050 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Of the total cases, 12,30,509 have been cured/discharged. There are 5,96,298 active cases of COVID-19 in India and all are under medical supervision.
The country recorded 803 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the fatalities count to 38,938.
According to the union ministry of health and family welfare, the recoveries crossed the 12-lakh mark today. The fatality rate has further dropped to 2.10 per cent, the government data stated.
Maharashtra continues to report the highest number of coronavirus cases in the country. Maharashtra’s COVID-19 tally has increased to 4,50,196 and the fatality count stands at 15,842. 10,221 patients were discharged on Monday, raising the count of recovered cases to 2,87,030. At present Maharashtra has 1,47,018 active cases and 22,98,723 people have been tested so far.
India continues to improve the Case Fatality Rate (CFR) and maintain its global position of having one of the lowest COVID fatalities rates. With a further fall, the current CFR touched 2.11 per cent.
India’s Recovery Rate stands at 66.31 per cent amongst COVID-19 patients. 11,86,203 patients have recovered across the country from the illness so far.