COVID-19 Update: India keeps active cases under 6 lakh for 3rd consecutive day
The average Covid cases per million stands at 5,930 in India
The active cases in India are on a continuous decline. As recoveries continue to surpass the new reported cases daily, India has been able to keep the active cases below 6 lakhs for three consecutive days.
As per the data by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the active cases in India stand at 5,70,458. It amounts for 6.97 per cent of the total positive cases of the country “demonstrating a steady falling percentage of the total cases,” the statement said.
The cases per million is also hovering among the lowest in the world. The average cases per million stands at 5,930.
With this, the rate of recovery has risen to 91.54 per cent. Till now, around 74,91,513 patients have recovered so far with 58,684 recovering in the past 24 hours.
The Ministry in a statement said, “This sustained achievement is the result of collaborative action by States/UTs under the Centre's strategy of comprehensive testing, timely tracking, quick hospitalization and adherence to the Standard Treatment Protocol which has ensured a standardised quality of medical care across the public and private hospitals and for the home isolation cases.”
Of the total recoveries, the highest recoveries were reported from Karnataka with 7,468 patients recovering in the past 24 hours followed by 7,330 of Kerala and 7,303 of Maharashtra.
Delhi and West Bengal reported over 4,000 recoveries each in the past 24 hours while Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh reported over 3,000 recoveries each in the past 24 hours.
Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh also reported over 2,000 recoveries each and Rajasthan reported 1,920 recoveries in the past 24 hours.
On the other hand, around 46,963 cases and 470 deaths in the last 24 hours. The maximum number of cases were reported from Kerala with 7,983 cases and 27 deaths.
It was followed by 5,548 cases and 74 deaths of Maharashtra and 5,062 cases and 41 deaths of Delhi. West Bengal also reported 3,993 cases and 57 deaths and Karnataka reported 3,014 cases and 28 deaths.
India has so far reported 81,84,082 cases out of which 1,22,111 people have lost their lives.