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In Pics | COVID-19 data highlights for April 27: India's daily count crosses 3 lakh for 6th day; active cases breach 28-lk mark and more

Updated : April 27, 2021 12:10 PM IST

The second wave of COVID-19 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:

The second wave of COVID-19 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 COVID-19 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)
India registered 3,23,144 new coronavirus cases in a day, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases in the country to 1,76,36,307. (Image: Reuters)
India registered 3,23,144 new coronavirus cases in a day, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases in the country to 1,76,36,307. (Image: Reuters)
Active COVID-19 cases in India breached the 28-lakh mark as the number of cases increased by 68,546, threatening to stretch the health infrastructure to the brink. (Image: Reuters)
Active COVID-19 cases in India breached the 28-lakh mark as the number of cases increased by 68,546, 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 28,82,204 while the death toll increased to 1,97,894   with 2771 new fatalities. (Image: AP)
The active caseload, which was at its lowest at 1,35,926 on February 12, currently stands at 28,82,204 while the death toll increased to 1,97,894 with 2771 new fatalities. (Image: AP)
The total number of vaccinated people in the country stood at 14,52,71,186 on Tuesday morning including over 33 lakh vaccinations done in the last 24 hours.
The total number of vaccinated people in the country stood at 14,52,71,186 on Tuesday morning including over 33 lakh vaccinations done in the last 24 hours.
The national recovery rate has fallen below 85 percent and currently stands at 82.54 percent. On the other hand, the proportion of active cases constitutes 16.34 percent of the total infections. (Image: Reuters)
The national recovery rate has fallen below 85 percent and currently stands at 82.54 percent. On the other hand, the proportion of active cases constitutes 16.34 percent of the total infections. (Image: Reuters)
There is some encouraging news as well. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,45,56,209 and the fatality rate dropped to 1.12 percent.
There is some encouraging news as well. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,45,56,209 and the fatality rate dropped to 1.12 percent.
According to the ICMR, 28,09,79,877 samples have been tested up to April 26 with 16,58,700 samples being tested on Monday. (Image and text: PTI)
According to the ICMR, 28,09,79,877 samples have been tested up to April 26 with 16,58,700 samples being tested on Monday. (Image and text: PTI)
Published : April 27, 2021 12:10 PM IST
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