India reports 9,985 new Covid-19 cases as total count of cases crosses 2.76 lakh, 279 deaths in last 24 hours
India reported 9,985 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday as the total count of cases crossed over 2.76 lakh with 279 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. While there are 1,33,632 active cases, the number of recovered patients stands at 1,35,205. The Health Ministry said it is for the first time that the number of recovered COVID-19 patients surpassed the total active cases in the country. The recovery rate now stands at 48.88 per cent. India’s total count of coronavirus cases stood at 2,76,583 on Wednesday. The total death count has risen to 7,745. While 9,987 new cases were reported on Tuesday, 9,983 new cases were reported on Monday. Maharashtra continues to report the highest number of coronavirus cases in the country at 90,787, followed by Tamil Nadu with 34,914 cases. Together Maharashtra, Delhi and Tamil Nadu account for around 57 per cent of total cases while 19 states and union territories have less than 1,000 active cases.