India Records Lowest Daily Spike in Covid-19 cases in Over 3 Months With 45,148 New Infections
A health worker takes a nasal swab sample of a pregnant woman to test for COVID-19 during a random test for the family members of army personnel at the army base hospital in Guwahati, India, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. (Image: AP)
While the recovery rate stands at 90.23 per cent, the fatality rate is 1.50 per cent, the data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare showed on Monday.
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit with a total of 16,45,020 cases, including 43,264 deaths; followed by Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.
According to the data from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India conducted 9,39,309 sample tests in a single day on Sunday, taking the total number of samples tested so far to 10,34,62,778.