Nearly 35 lakh 50 thousand people in the country have recovered from the Corona virus pandemic. In the last 24 hours, India witnessed recoveries of 70 thousand 880 patients from COVID-19. The overall recovery rate has now reached 77.65 per cent.
The Health Ministry has said the constant increase in recoveries ensured that the actual caseload of the country is reduced and currently comprises only 20.68 per cent of the total positive cases. The number of recovered patients has overtaken the active cases by nearly 3.8 times.
Unprecedented surge in COVID recoveries with more than 100 per cent increase in patients recovered and discharged in the past 29 days has also been reported. The Health Ministry has informed that the sustained high recovery rate is fuelled by nine States and Union Territories reporting a recovery rate of over 80 per cent.
These states include Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, West Bengal, Rajasthan and Gujarat among others. The Ministry has informed that aggressive measures towards early identification, prompt and effective treatment and enhanced clinical skills of ICU doctors have actively led to progressive enhancement of India’s total recoveries.
It said, high levels of recovery is being reported from various States and UTs and almost 60 per cent of the total recovered cases are pooled in by the five states — Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
Early identification through aggressive and wide scale testing, prompt and effective treatment in hospitals and supervised home as well as facility isolations, have actively led to a high recovery rate in the country.
Currently, India’s Case Fatality Rate stands at 1.67 per cent. India has progressively maintained a low Case Fatality Rate compared to the global average which is above three per cent. There are 17 States and UTs in the country which have reported fatality rates lower than one per cent.
In the last 24 hours, 96 thousand 551 new cases have been reported taking the total number of positive cases to 45 lakh 62 thousand 415.
Presently, the total number of active cases in the country is nine lakh 43 thousand and 480. In the last 24 hours, one thousand 209 deaths were reported taking the toll to 76 thousand 271.