India surge a new coronavirus infection record with 1,68,912 new cases, the highest single-day rise so far, taking the total tally of cases to 1,35,27,717, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday. The national COVID-19 recovery rate has fallen below 90 per cent. The active cases have surpassed the 12-lakh mark, while the death toll increased to 1,70,179 with 904 daily new fatalities, the highest since October 18, the data updated at 8 am showed.

Registering a steady increase for the 33rd day in a row, the active cases have increased to 12,01,009 comprising 8.88 per cent of the total infections, while the recovery rate has further dropped to 89.86 per cent.

The active caseload was at its lowest at  1, 35,926 on February 12 and it was at its highest at 10,17,754 on September 18, 2020.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,21,56,529, while the case fatality rate has further dropped to 1.26 per cent, the data stated.

India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.It went past  60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on  October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.

According to the ICMR, 25,78,06,986 samples have been tested up to April 11 with 11,80,136 samples being tested on Sunday. 

Name of State / UTActive Cases*Cured/Discharged/Migrated*Deaths**
TotalChange since yesterdayCumulativeChange since yesterdayCumulativeChange since yesterday
1Andaman and Nicobar Islands88135040262 
2Andhra Pradesh209542288897147119873009
3Arunachal Pradesh36416790 56 
4Assam32493152159433611181
5Bihar146962697266923105316106
6Chandigarh330742270373573993
7Chhattisgarh90277441734812159824899122
8Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu394493687202 
9Delhi34341556867957351581128348
10Goa4322353571341708482
11Gujarat2756824393151272976480054
12Haryana2098115282926321896326816
13Himachal Pradesh5369146632024261115 
14Jammu and Kashmir733558012902133020345
15Jharkhand139331640124238635121321
16Karnataka69244757298315726381288940
17Kerala44707461211177002358478316
18Ladakh61211003714131 
19Lakshadweep62273631 
20Madhya Pradesh3531626092986453306418424
21Maharashtra5670972893727821613400857987349
22Manipur10762901333761
23Meghalaya189131393340151 
24Mizoram143 44646121
25Nagaland1571121553931
26Odisha75739203400624591926 
27Puducherry231698410362066912
28Punjab278741412373913121750759
29Rajasthan3198640803288811015292610
30Sikkim1695361001136 
31Tamil Nadu41955428287857123141290822
32Telengana21864168030590056517656
33Tripura24373310623941
34Uttarakhand732310829972924317608
35Uttar Pradesh71241124406116222769915267
36West Bengal23981261558051517731040010
Total#12010099292212156529165670170179904 

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