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In Pics | COVID-19 data highlights for April 20: 2.59 lakh new cases, total death toll climbs to 1.80 lakh

Updated : April 20, 2021 04:28 PM IST

The active caseload, which was at its lowest at 1,35,926 on February 12, currently stands at 20,31,977 while the death toll increased to 1,80,530 with 1761 new fatalities

The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is hitting the country hard. With several states imposing curfews and partial lockdowns, it seems the battle against the pandemic would last longer than anticipated. Here are the key highlights from the latest data released by the health ministry: (Image: Reuters)
The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is hitting the country hard. With several states imposing curfews and partial lockdowns, it seems the battle against the pandemic would last longer than anticipated. Here are the key highlights from the latest data released by the health ministry: (Image: Reuters)
Active COVID-19 cases in India breached the 20-lakh mark with over 2,59,170 new infections, threatening to stretch the health infrastructure to the brink.(Image: Reuters)
Active COVID-19 cases in India breached the 20-lakh mark with over 2,59,170 new infections, threatening to stretch the health infrastructure to the brink.(Image: Reuters)
The active caseload, which was at its lowest at 1,35,926 on February 12, currently stands at 20,31,977 while the death toll increased to 1,80,530 with 1761 new fatalities. (Image: Reuters)
The active caseload, which was at its lowest at 1,35,926 on February 12, currently stands at 20,31,977 while the death toll increased to 1,80,530 with 1761 new fatalities. (Image: Reuters)
The total number of vaccinated people in the country stood at 12,71,29,113 on Tuesday morning including nearly 33 lakh vaccinations done in the last 24 hours. (Image: PTI)
The total number of vaccinated people in the country stood at 12,71,29,113 on Tuesday morning including nearly 33 lakh vaccinations done in the last 24 hours. (Image: PTI)
The national recovery rate has fallen below 90 percent and currently stands at 85.56 percent. On the other hand, the proportion of active cases has increased for 41 consecutive days and now constitutes 13.26 percent of the total infections. (Image:  Reuters)
The national recovery rate has fallen below 90 percent and currently stands at 85.56 percent. On the other hand, the proportion of active cases has increased for 41 consecutive days and now constitutes 13.26 percent of the total infections. (Image:  Reuters)
Ten states-- Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Rajasthan-- account for 77.67 percent of the new COVID-19 infections. (Image: Reuters)
Ten states-- Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Rajasthan-- account for 77.67 percent of the new COVID-19 infections. (Image: Reuters)
There is some encouraging news as well. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,31,08,582. (Image:  Reuters)
There is some encouraging news as well. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,31,08,582. (Image:  Reuters)
According to the ICMR, 26,94,14,035 samples have been tested up to April 19 with 15,19,486 samples being tested on Monday.  (Image: Reuters)
According to the ICMR, 26,94,14,035 samples have been tested up to April 19 with 15,19,486 samples being tested on Monday.  (Image: Reuters)
Published : April 20, 2021 04:28 PM IST
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