India has recorded over 1 million COVID19 positive cases and 25,000 deaths.
The country registered more than 36,000 new COVID19 cases and 684 deaths on Thursday.
India is the third worst-affected country, after the US and Brazil, to cross 1 million COVID19 cases and the eighth country to record over 25,000 deaths.
According to reports, the number of COVID19 positive cases has risen from 8 lakh to 10 lakh (1 million) in just six days.
The death toll has increased from 20,000 to 25,000 in just 10 days, said a report.
According to the Union health ministry daily COVID19 bulletin, as on date, the actual caseload of COVID19 patients in the country is 3,31,146.
These contribute to a little more than a third (34.18%) of total cases detected so far. From mid-June 2020 after crossing the 50% mark in recovery rate, there is a steady increase in the recovered patients and decline in the number of active cases.
As per the bulletin, 63.25% of the COVID19 patients have recovered so far.
“Simultaneously, there has been a steady dip in the active cases, from around 45% in mid-June 2020 to around 34.18%, as of now,” the bulletin said.
A total of 20,783 people cured of COVID in the last 24 hours has taken the total number of recovered cases among COVID19 patients to 6,12,814.
The gap between recovered patients and active COVID-19 cases has further increased to 2,81,668.
“Only two states, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, constitute 48.15% of country’s total active case load. Of the total 36 states and UTs, only 10 States constitute 84.62% of the total active caseload,” it added.