Recoveries continue to outnumber new cases for 46th day straight
The active caseload in the country has declined to 4,46,805, accounting for just 5 per cent of the total positive cases
The daily average of recoveries continues to outnumber the new cases for the 46th day straight. The country also reported less than 50,000 new daily cases for the 11th consecutive day.
India reported a total of 44,739 COVID-19 patients recovered in the last 24 hours taking the total number of recoveries to 83,35,109. With this, the recovery rate touched a high of 93.52 per cent.
Of the total recoveries, the highest number was reported from Kerala with 6,620 recoveries in the past 24 hours followed by 5,123 of Maharashtra and 4,421 of Delhi. West Bengal also reported a total of 4,388 recoveries in the past 24 hours.
Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka also reported over 2,000 recoveries each while Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan also reported close to 2,000 recoveries in the past 24 hours.
It has resulted in a further decline of the active cases in the country. The active caseload in the country has declined to 4,46,805 accounting to be 5.01 per cent of the total positive cases in the country.
The daily average of the cases was 70,114 during October 7 to October 13, which fell to 60,169 during October 14 to October 20. The daily average further fell to 49,909 during October 21 to October 27.
During October 28 and November 3, the daily average was 45,884 which came down to 46,301 during November 4 to November 10. Around 40,365 cases were reported on an average between November 11 and November 17.
“Apart from the successful dissemination of COVID Appropriate Behaviour among the varied population groups, this trend assumes wider significance as many countries in Europe and America continue to see a surge in their COVID19 positive numbers,” the ministry said in the statement.
In the past 24 hours, around 38,617 cases and 474 deaths were reported from the country in the past 24 hours. Delhi remained the largest contributor of cases with 6,396 cases and 99 new deaths in the past 24 hours.
It was followed by Kerala with 5,792 cases and 27 new deaths. West Bengal also reported 3,654 cases and 52 new deaths while Maharashtra reported a total of 2,732 cases and 68 deaths.
The total number of cases in India crossed the 89-lakh mark to reach 89,12,907 cases including 1,30,993 deaths.