India’s COVID-19 recoveries outnumber daily new cases for seventh consecutive day
The total number of recoveries has now touched 90,16,289 and the recovery rate to 94.2 per cent
Continuing the trend for the past seven days, India has been able to keep the daily new cases of COVID-19 below the daily average of recoveries. This has brought down the active caseload significantly, to 4.35 per cent of the total number of cases reported so far.
In the past 24 hours, India reported a total of 42,916 people as having recovered while 36,595 people were found positive for COVID-19, the latest data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has suggested.
“The difference of 6,321 between new recoveries and new cases has led to a net decline of 6,861 cases from the total Active Caseload in the last 24 hours,” the ministry said in a statement.
The new recoveries have taken the total number of recoveries to 90,16,289 and the recovery rate to 94.2 per cent.
“The gap between Recovered cases and Active cases is steadily increasing and presently stands at 86,00,207. 80.19% of the new recovered cases are contributed by ten States/UTs,” the ministry said in a statement.
Of the total recoveries, the maximum was reported from Maharashtra with 8,066 recoveries followed by 5,590 of Kerala and 4,834 of Delhi in the past 24 hours.
West Bengal and Rajasthan reported over 3,000 recoveries each while Haryana reported a total of 2,760 recoveries in the past 24 hours.
Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh reported close to 2,000 recoveries each while Gujarat reported a total of 1,427 recoveries in the past 24 hours.
With the new set of recoveries, the active caseload in the country came down to 4,16,082, which account to 4.35 per cent of the total positive cases in the country.
The active caseload was 4,26,167 on July 23 which increased to 6,97,330 in August. It further rose to and touched the highest in September when 10,03,299 cases were active in the country. The active caseload reduced to 6,25,857 in October which further declined to 4,28,644.
On the other hand, India reported a total of 36,595 cases and 540 deaths in the past 24 hours. The maximum number of cases were reported from Kerala with 5,376 cases and 31 deaths.
It was followed by 5,182 cases and 115 deaths of Maharashtra, the highest number of deaths in the country while Delhi reported a total of 3,734 cases and 82 deaths in the past 24 hours.
So far, India has reported a total of 95,71,559 cases including 1,39,188 deaths due to COVID-19.