New Delhi (NVI): The total number of Covid-19 recoveries in India have exceeded the the active cases of the infection by 3.5 times till date, pushing the coronavirus recovery rate to over 76 per cent, according to Union Health Ministry.
The record high recoveries have ensured that the number of active cases of Covid-19 which is the “actual caseload” of the country, comprises only 21.87 per cent of the total cases.
As #COVID19 Recoveries in India grow, difference with Active Cases widens
— Ministry of Health (@MoHFW_INDIA) August 26, 2020
With the recovery of 63,173 COVID-19 patients in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered cases to 24,67,758 in the country.
There are currently 17,60,489 more recovered people than the active cases in India, as per the data released by the Ministry.
Meanwhile, there are 7,07,267 active cases of coronavirus infection presently
The coordinated efforts of Centre and state and UT governments of early detection through aggressive testing and efficient clinical management of hospitalized cases have shown results with continuously regressing case fatality rate. It stands at 1.84 pc as on date, and steadily declining, the ministry said in a statement.
India’s novel coronavirus tally rose to 32.34 lakh with 67,151 more people testing positive for the infection in a day, while the death toll from the disease climbed to 59,449 with 1,059 new fatalities being reported in a span of 24 hours.