The recovered cases continue to surpass the new reported cases of COVID-19 for the past five days

India registered a significant drop in its active caseload as the active cases of COVID-19 have dropped to almost 4.28 lakhs, which is the lowest after 132 days. Amid this, India continues to report less than 40,000 new cases of COVID-19.

According to the latest data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the active cases in the country stand at 4,28,644 which is the lowest after 132 days since July 23 when the active caseload was 4,26,167. The present active caseload accounts to 4.51 per cent of the total positive cases.

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 yesterday.

Amid this, the recovered cases continue to surpass the new reported cases of COVID-19 for the past five days. Around 43,062 recoveries were reported in the past 24 hours against 36,604 new cases of infections.

“The daily new cases added to the country’s COVID numbers have been around 30K since the past three days,” the ministry said in a statement.

The new recoveries have taken the total number of recoveries to 89,32,647 and the recovery rate has touched a high of 94.03 per cent.

“The gap between Recovered Cases and Active Cases, that is steadily increasing, has crossed 85L today and presently stands at 85,04,003,” the ministry said in a statement.

Of the total recovered cases, the highest were reported from Maharashtra which reported 6,290 newly recovered cases followed by 6,151 in Kerala while Delhi reported 5,036 recoveries in the past one day.

West Bengal and Rajasthan reported over 3,000 recoveries each while Haryana, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh reported over 2,000 recoveries each. Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat reported close to 2,000 recoveries each.

India reported a total of 36,604 new cases and 501 fatalities in the past 24 hours. The highest was reported from 4,930 cases and 95 deaths followed by 4,006 new cases and 86 deaths of Delhi.

West Bengal also reported a total of 3,315 cases and 52 deaths in the past 24 hours.

So far, India has reported a total of 94,99,413 cases including 1,38,122 deaths.