Punjab Logs 59 More Death,Harmanpreet Also Test+Covid 19

(Delhi,Chd) Punjab Logs 59 More Death,Harmanpreet Kaur Also Test+Covid 19
The 271 new fatalities Pushed death toll to 162114
New Fatalities Includes
102 from Maharashtra,
59 Punjab,
20 from Chhattisgarh,
16 from Karnataka,
14 from Tamil Nadu and
11 from Kerala.
India’s COVID-19 tally climbed to 1,20,95,855 with 56,211 more people testing positive for the infection in a span of 24 hours, while 271 more fatalities pushed death toll to 1,62,114, according to the Union Health Ministry’s data updated on Tuesday.
Registering a steady increase for the 20th day in row, active cases have increased to 5,40,720 comprising 4.47 per cent of the total infections, while the recovery rate has further dropped to 94.19 per cent.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 24,26,50,025 samples have been tested up to March 29 with 7,85,864 samples being tested on Sunday.
A total of 1,62,114 deaths have been reported so far in the country, including 54,283 from Maharashtra,
12, 684 from Tamil Nadu, 12,520 from Karnataka, 11,012 from Delhi, 10,325 from West Bengal,
8,790 from Uttar Pradesh and
7,210 from Andhra Pradesh and
6,749 from Punjab.
The Health Ministry stressed that more than 70 per cent of the deaths
occurred due to comorbidities.
Indian women’s T20 team captain Harmanpreet Kaur has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms.