With this, the active caseload of India stood at 4,53,956 today which amounts to 4.83 percent of the total positive cases in the country

India’s recovery rate is back on track as the recoveries outnumbered the newly reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours further bringing down the active caseload in the country.

India, in the past 24 hours reported a total of 42,298 recoveries in the past 24 hours taking the total number of recoveries to 88,02,267 and the recovery rate to a high of 93.91 per cent, the latest data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare suggested.

Delhi has reported the maximum number of single day recoveries with 6,512 newly discharged cases. Around 5,275 people recovered in Kerala followed by 3,937 in Maharashtra.

West Bengal also reported a total of 3,487 recoveries while Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan reported over 2,000 recoveries each.

With this, the Active Caseload of India stood at 4,53,956 today which amounts to 4.83 per cent of the total positive cases in the country.

“Maharashtra recorded the maximum positive change with addition of 1,940 cases whereas Delhi recorded maximum negative change with a decrease of 1,603 active cases,” the ministry said in a statement.

On the other hand, India reported a total of 41,810 new confirmed COVID cases have been registered in the last 24 hours in the country.

According to the data, around 70.43 per cent of the daily new cases are contributed by eight States and UT of Kerala, Maharashtra, Delhi, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, and Chhattisgarh.

Around 496 fatalities were also reported due to COVID-19, in the past 24 hours. The highest number of deaths were reported from Delhi with 89 deaths.

“70.97% of the 496 case fatalities reported in the past 24 hours are contributed by eight States/UTs i.e. Delhi, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Haryana, Punjab, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan,” the ministry said in the statement.

Of the new cases, Kerala reported the highest number of cases at 6,250 cases and 25 deaths followed by 5,965 cases and 88 deaths of Maharashtra. Delhi reported a total of 4,998 cases and 89 deaths.

So far, India has reported a total of 93,92,919 cases including 1,36,696 deaths.