Recovered cases leap past active COVID cases by 1 cr in India

at 12:51 pm
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New Delhi (NVI): India’s total recovered coronavirus cases have leaped over the active caseload by more than one crore today, according to the Union Health Ministry.

The total number of recoveries has touched 1,02,11,342 while the active cases in the country stands at 2,08,012, the Ministry of Health said in a statement.

“This gap between the two has progressively grown to touch 1,00,03,330, while total recovered cases are nearly 50 times the active cases in the country,” it added.

With this, India’s recovery rate has touched 96.59 per cent. “14,457 recoveries have been registered in the last 24 hours in the country while the number of new COVID-19 cases stands at 13,788 during the same period,” the statement said.

The ministry also informed that, as the country’s daily positive cases see a continuous slide, the daily fatalities due to COVID-19 have also seen a steady decline.

The country has recorded less than 150 fatalities (145) in the last 24 hours after approximately 8 months (7 months 23 days), it said.

During the same period, 15 states have contributed zero deaths, 13 states reported between 1 to 5 daily deaths, 4 states have contributed 5 to 10 deaths, 1 state has contributed 10 to 20 deaths and more than 20 States have contributed 2 deaths.

Furthermore, around seven States and UTs have reported 83.45 per cent of the total fatalities happened in the last 24 hours.

“Out to these, Maharashtra has reported 50 deaths. Kerala saw a fatality count of 21 while West Bengal reported 12 new deaths,” the statement added.