Today is the 233rd day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 86,36,012 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 1,27,571 deaths. A total of 80,13,784 people have recuperated from COVID-19 so far.
There are 4,94,657 active cases in the country as of date, which comprises 5.73 percent of the total caseload, the data stated. Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka have reported the highest number of cases. However, infections are rising rapidly in states like Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.
Yet, India’s recovery rate continues to rise and now stands at 92.79 percent. ‘Unlock 5.0’ is underway. Globally, more than 5.1 crore people have been infected by the coronavirus and 12.71 lakh have died so far. Stay tuned to this LIVE blog for all the latest updates: