India’s daily COVID recoveries outnumber new cases in last 20 days

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New Delhi (NVI): The daily coronavirus recovered cases in India have been outnumbering daily new cases from the last 20 days, the Union Health Ministry said.

The total cumulative recoveries stand at 1,03,59,305 with 13,320 patients recovered and discharged in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health said in a statement.

As many as 12,689 daily new cases were added to the national tally during the same period. With this, the national recovery rate has further grown to 96.91 per cent, the statement added.

In another development, India has seen unprecedented day to day change in number of active cases in the past few weeks, the ministry noted. The total active coronavirus caseload stands at 1,76,498 on the couch and the present active caseload now composes of just 1.65 per cent of total positive cases.

Meanwhile, India has one of the lowest daily new cases per million population (69) in the last seven days.

These sustained encouraging results have been made possible with the Centre-led proactive and calibrated strategy of TEST TRACK TREAT TECHNOLOGY.

The ministry further stated that, early identification through high & aggressive testing, prompt surveillance & tracking, supervised home isolation combined with high quality medical care through Standard of Care protocol have also aided the sustained high number of recoveries.

Apart from this, as on January 27, 2021, till 8 am, more than 20 lakh (20,29,480) beneficiaries have received the vaccination under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination exercise, the ministry said.

“In the past 24 hours, 5,671 people were vaccinated across 194 sessions and 36,572 sessions have been conducted so far, it added.