The 5 States with excessive energetic caseload have been additionally those that have been now reporting a excessive restoration charge. Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh have been reporting 59.8% of the energetic cases. They have been additionally contributing to 59.3% of the whole recoveries. 90% of the brand new recoveries have been reported from 16 States and U.T.s, the Ministry stated.
You can observe coronavirus cases, deaths and testing charges on the nationwide and State ranges right here. An inventory of State Helpline numbers is obtainable as properly.
Here are the most recent updates:
1 pm | Maharashtra
Himani Shivpuri discharged from hospital days after COVID-19 prognosis
Veteran Bollywood and tv actor Himani Shivpuri, who was examined constructive for coronavirus, on Saturday stated she has been discharged from a metropolis hospital right here.
The 59-year-old actor was receiving therapy for the novel illness at Holy Spirit hospital after getting admitted on September 12.
Shivpuri stated the medical doctors have suggested her to quarantine at dwelling as there was an enchancment in her well being.
“There is improvement in my health and doctors suggested I should be in home quarantine for 15 days and then I will get myself tested again,” Ms. Shivpuri instructed PTI.
On Friday, the actor thanked healthcare staff in a put up on her official Instagram web page. – PTI
12.30 pm | New Delhi
India overtakes US to bag prime spot when it comes to COVID-19 recoveries
“In a landmark global achievement”, India has overtaken the US and change into the highest nation when it comes to COVID-19 recoveries, the Health Ministry stated on Saturday.
The nation has reported the best variety of recoveries with 42,08,431 COVID-19 sufferers having recovered from the illness thus far, pushing the nationwide restoration charge to almost 80%, whereas the case fatality charge has additional dropped to 1.61%, the ministry stated.
“India now accounts for close to 19 per cent of the total global recoveries. This has strongly pushed the national recovery rate to 79.28%,” it underlined.
The Centre-led focussed, calibrated, responsive and efficient measures of early identification by way of excessive and aggressive testing, a immediate surveillance and monitoring, coupled with standardised high-quality scientific care, have collectively resulted on this international achievement, the ministry stated.
A record 95,880 sufferers recuperated from COVID-19 in a span of 24 hours, with 90% of the brand new recoveries reported from 16 states and Union territories, the ministry’s information up to date at Eight am confirmed.
About 60% of the brand new recoveries have been reported from 5 states – Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh – the Ministry stated. – PTI
12 pm | Puducherry
Puducherry provides 543 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths take toll to 448
Puducherry reported 543 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday taking the general tally within the union territory to 22,456.
Eleven extra individuals succumbed to the an infection as the dying toll rose to 448, Director of Health and Family Welfare S Mohan Kumar stated.
The fatality charge was two per cent whereas the restoration charge was 76.63%, he added.
The Health Department has elevated testing of samples with enchancment within the infrastructure and deployment of extra manpower within the hospitals, he stated.
The 543 new cases have been recognized on the finish of examination of as many as 5,159 samples of swabs and blood.
The Health division Director stated 494 sufferers have been discharged over the last 24 hours ending 10 a.m. on Saturday. – PTI
11.30 pm | Jharkhand
Jharkhand experiences 1,478 new COVID-19 cases, 12 fresh fatalities
Jharkhand’s COVID-19 tally rose to 68,578 on Saturday as 1,478 extra individuals examined constructive for the an infection, whereas 12 fresh fatalities pushed the state’s coronavirus dying toll to 602, a well being official stated.
The fresh infections have taken the variety of energetic cases within the state to 13,924, whereas 54,052 individuals have been cured of the illness thus far, he stated.
The state has examined 25,962 samples for COVID-19 within the final 24 hours, the official added. – PTI
11.00 am | New Delhi
India’s single-day recoveries exceed fresh cases as record 95,880 recuperate
India’s single-day restoration outstripped the variety of new infections as practically 96,000 individuals recuperated from the novel coronavirus, even as the whole caseload went previous 53 lakh, in keeping with the Union Health Ministry information up to date on Saturday.
The figures launched at Eight am confirmed that whereas 95,880 individuals recovered from COVID-19 in a span of 24 hours, 93,337 new infections have been recorded throughout the interval.
With the most recent inclusions, the whole variety of cases mounted to 53,08,014 and the recoveries to 42,08,431, pushing the restoration charge to 79.28%.
The dying toll, in the meantime, climbed to 85,619 with the virus claiming 1,247 lives in a span of 24 hours, the up to date information confirmed.
The COVID-19 case fatality charge has additional dropped at 1.61%, the info confirmed.
There are 10,13,964 energetic cases of COVID-19 within the nation, which represent 19.10% of the whole caseload, the info acknowledged.
The nation’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, the 30-lakh mark on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5, and it went previous 50 lakh on September 16.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, a cumulative 6,24,54,254 COVID-19 samples have been examined as much as September 18 – 8,81,911 of them on Friday. – PTI
9.30 am | Tamil Nadu
Positivity charge lower than 10% in all districts: Health Minister
Friday stated positivity charges have been lower than 10% in all districts of Tamil Nadu.
“For the first time, the positivity rate is less than 10% in all districts in the State. At one point, the positivity rate was 30% in Chennai and we have brought it down to less than 10%. Now, COVID-19 cases are under control, including in districts such as Cuddalore, Krishnagiri, Coimbatore and Salem,” he instructed reporters, after inspecting a newly-set up 120-bed ward on the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital (RGGGH).
9.00 am | Maharashtra
At 22,078, Maharashtra data highest single-day recoveries
While Maharashtra reported 21,656 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the State recorded its highest single-day recoveries as 22,078 sufferers have been discharged.
The State’s whole case tally now stands at 11,67,496 of whom 3,00,887 are energetic cases. The cumulative recoveries until date have risen to eight,34,432. As many as 440 extra deaths — of whom 398 have been reported on Friday whereas 70 have been from an ancient times — pushed the dying toll to 31,791.
“Of a total 56,93,345 laboratory samples tested thus far, 11,45,840 (20.51%) have returned positive with more than 89,000 samples across the State being tested in the last 24 hours. The State’s recovery rate stands at 71.47%,” State Surveillance Officer Dr. Pradeep Awate stated, including that the State’s case fatality charge was at present 2.72%.