COVID-19: India Records 43,893 Cases, 508 Deaths
New Delhi: India records 43,893 new coronavirus cases along with 508 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Out of the total Covid-19 cases, 6,10,803 are currently active, 72,59,509 have been discharged, while 1,20,010 lost the battle against the pandemic. On October 26, the single-day deaths were 480, lowest in recent times.
“Signifying a landmark achievement, India has registered continuous decline in the average daily new Covid-19 cases over the past five weeks,” the Ministry stated in tweet on Wednesday.
A graph attached with the tweet showed a spike of 83,232 cases between September 23 to September 29 which has come down to 49,909 between October 21 to October 27.
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit with a total of 16,54,028 cases, including 43,463 deaths; followed by Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.
According to the data from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India conducted 10,66,786 sample tests in a single day on Tuesday, taking the total number of samples tested so far to 10,54,87,680.