Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 68,631. It is followed by Uttar Pradesh with 30,566, Delhi reported 25,462, Karnataka with 19,067 new COVID19 cases.
April 19, Bengaluru: Ten States including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Rajasthan report 78.58% of the new cases.
India’s total active caseload has reached 19,29,329. It now comprises 12.81% of the country's total Positive cases. A net incline of 1,28,013 cases recorded from the total active caseload in the last 24 hours.
The five states of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala cumulatively account for 63.18% of India’s total active cases.
India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,29,53,821 today. The National Recovery Rate is 86.00%.
1,44,178 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.
The National Mortality Rate has been falling and currently stands at 1.19%.
1,619 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.
Ten States account for 85.11% of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (503). Chhattisgarh follows with 170 daily deaths.
Ten States/UTs have not reported any COVID19 deaths in the last 24 hours. These are Ladakh (UT), D&D & D&N, Tripura, Sikkim, Mizoram, Manipur, Lakshadweep, Nagaland, A&N Islands and Arunachal Pradesh.
Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP) was announced on March 2020 and was extended thrice till 24 April 2021. It was launched to provide a safety net to the Health Workers fighting COVID19 to ensure that in case of any adversity due to COVID19, their families are taken care of. Insurance cover of Rs. 50 Lakhs is provided under the PMKGP scheme. This has provided a safety net to the dependents of the Corona warriors who lost their lives to COVID.
287 claims have been paid by the Insurance Company so far. The Scheme has played a crucial psychological role in boosting the morale of the Health Workers fighting COVID19
The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP) Insurance Policy claims of COVID Warriors will continue to be settled till 24th April 2021, thereafter a fresh Insurance Policy for COVID Warriors will become effective.
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