With 68,898 new cases being reported in a single day on Thursday, the number of infected has increased to 29,05,823. At the same time, 54,849 people lost their lives due to this epidemic with 983 deaths. The death rate from Corona has fallen to 1.89 percent. The recovery rate of patients reached 74.30 percent.
According to the ministry, there are 6,92,028 patients undergoing treatment of Kovid-19 in the country, which is 23.82 percent of the total cases reported so far. On August 7, Corona cases in the country crossed 20 million. According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 3,34,67,237 samples were tested for Kovid-19 in the country till August 20, out of which 8,05,985 samples were tested on Thursday.
Highest death in Maharashtra
On Thursday, Maharashtra has the highest number of deaths of 983 deaths due to Kovid-19 infection. Here 326 people died due to this epidemic. Tamil Nadu is second with 116 deaths, Karnataka with 102 and Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh with 95-95 deaths. Apart from this, 53 in West Bengal, 36 in Punjab, 22 in Delhi, 16 in Gujarat, 12 in Madhya Pradesh, 11-11 in Haryana and Rajasthan, nine each in Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and Kerala, Assam, Odisha, Telangana and Puducherry. 8-8 In Chhattisgarh, seven people died in Jammu and Kashmir, five in Bihar, four each in Himachal Pradesh, Tripura, two in Goa and one in Andaman and Nicobar.
Death toll in other states
The ministry said that so far 21,359 people have died in Maharashtra, out of the total 54,849 deaths due to Kovid-19 in the country. In addition, 6,239 in Tamil Nadu, 4,429 in Karnataka, 4,257 in Delhi, 3,001 in Andhra Pradesh, 2,853 in Gujarat, 2,733 in Uttar Pradesh, 2,634 in West Bengal and 1,171 in Madhya Pradesh have died due to corona virus infection. 957 in Punjab, 921 in Rajasthan, 737 in Telangana, 578- 578 in Jammu and Kashmir and Haryana, 492 in Bihar, 380 in Odisha, 286 in Jharkhand, 221 in Assam, 191 in Kerala and 187 in Uttarakhand, corona virus. Gone due to infection.
168 in Chhattisgarh, 137 in Puducherry, 126 in Goa, 69 in Tripura, 31-31 in Chandigarh and Andaman-Nicobar, 23 in Himachal Pradesh, 18-18 in Manipur and Ladakh, eight in Nagaland, six in Meghalaya, in Arunachal Pradesh. Five, three in Sikkim, two in Dadar and Nagar Haveli and Daman-Diu have died due to Kovid-19. The Health Ministry reported that more than 70 percent of people who died due to infection had already had a disease.