With around 66 lakh 63 thousand recoveries so far, India continues to occupy the top global position in terms of number of recovered Covid patients. The Health Ministry has said the country continues to register steady growth in terms of COVID recoveries and has registered a cumulative recovery rate of 88.26 per cent. The number of recoveries in the country continues it’s upward trend and is over 8.5 times the number of active cases.
The country is also witnessing a streak of gradual declining of average daily Covid cases over the past 6 weeks. The tally of new daily cases has recorded a remarkable downturn with figures coming down from almost 90 thousand daily cases a month back to only around 55 thousand new cases being reported in the last 24 hours.
The resultant positive effect is also seen in terms of sharp decline in number of active cases which currently stands at nearly 7 lakh 72 thousand. In the last 24 hours with nearly 66 thousand recoveries, only 10.2 per cent of the total reported cases in the country remain under hospitalisation or home isolation.
The Health Ministry has said that the Centre in close collaboration with the State and Union territory governments has adopted a graded strategy for COVID-19 management and public health response. It said, sustained efforts of TEST, TRACK, TRACE, TREAT and TECHNOLOGY is progressively yielding encouraging outcomes in the country’s fight against the pandemic.
India also continues to have one of the lowest deaths per million population globally. 22 States and Union territories have recorded lower fatality rates per million of the population when compared to the national average.
The case fatality rate currently stands at 1.52 per cent with 579 deaths being reported in the last 24 hours.