39.66% of deaths reported yesterday are from Maharashtra

India, Oct 03, 2020:

India continues to occupy the top global position as the country with the maximum number of recoveries. The total recoveries has crossed 54 lakhs today (54,27,706). It accounts for 21% of the global recovered cases, while its share in the total cases stands at 18.6%.

India has maintained its global position with one of the lowest case fatality rates (CFR) when compared to several other countries.

While the global CFR stands at 2.97% as on date, the comparative figure for India is 1.56%.

The deaths per million population in India is one of the lowest in the world. While the global average is 130 deaths /million population, India is reporting 73 deaths /million population.


India’s steady trend of posting high number of daily recoveries continues with 75,628 recoveries registered in the last 24 hours.

Higher number of single day recoveries is also reflected in the continuous increase in the national recovery rate, which is at present 83.84%.

74.36% of the recovered cases in the past 24 hours are from 10 States/UTs. Maharashtra has contributed the highest number to these followed by Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.

Nearly 77% of the active cases are in 10 States/UTs. Maharashtra is at the lead with more than 2.6 lakh cases.

As on date, the active cases contribute only 14.60% to the positive caseload of the country.

For the 12th successive day, India has sustained its steady trend of maintaining the active cases below the 10-lakh mark. The number of active cases today is 9,44,996.

79,476 confirmed cases have been reported in the last 24 hours in the country.

78.2% of the new cases are concentrated in ten States/UT. Maharashtra contributed close to 16,000 to the new cases, lower than the day before. Kerala surged to second place with 9,258 new cases while Karnataka reported more than 8000 daily new cases.

1,069 deaths  have been registered in the past 24 hours.

10 States and UTs account for 84.1% of fatalities in the past 24 hours.

39.66% of deaths reported yesterday are from Maharashtra with 424 deaths followed by Karnataka with 125 deaths.