The total number of coronavirus cases in India has increased to 92,22,217 after 44,376 new COVID-19 cases were reported from the country in the last 24 hours, as of Wednesday morning.
The death toll in the country has mounted to 1,34,699 with 481 new deaths while the total number of active coronavirus cases in India stands at 4,44,746.
Meanwhile, the total discharged cases stand at 86,42,771 with 37,816 new discharges reported in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry stated while giving a coronavirus update.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the total number of samples tested up to November 24 is 13,48,41,307 while 11,59,032 samples were tested on Tuesday.
The Health Ministry stated that “Exponential rise in India’s testing; Cumulative tests nearing 13.5Cr. 11,59,032 tests conducted in the last 24 hours. There is a consistent fall in cumulative Positivity Rate as Testing increases.”
There were 44,376 new confirmed cases were recorded in the last 24 hours. Ten States/UTs have contributed 76.51 percent of the new cases. Delhi reported the highest with 6,224 cases in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry stated.
74.22 percent of the 481 deaths reported in the past 24 hours are concentrated in Ten States/UTs. Delhi with 109 deaths reported the maximum number of new deaths. West Bengal saw a fatality count of 49 followed by Uttar Pradesh with 33 deaths.