Covid-19 Update: India's Active Caseload further contracts to 2.13 lakh
The number of new cases per million population in India in the last seven days is 87, one of the lowest in the world
Continuing the trend of manifesting a sustained downward movement, India’s total Covid-19 active caseload has dropped to 2.13 lakh on Friday. It presently stands at 2,13,027.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India’s active caseload now consists of just 2.03 percent of India’s Total Positive Cases.
The daily new cases added to the country’s COVID numbers have been below 20,000 in recent days. The number of daily new cases in the last 24 hours is 15,590.
Of the total active cases, 77.56 percent are from seven States and Union Territories.
Kerala continues to report the highest daily new cases at 5,490 followed by Maharashtra with 3,579, while West Bengal reported 680 new cases.
New cases per million population in India in the last seven days are 87. It is one of the lowest in the world, the statement said.
About the recoveries, the Health Ministry noted 15,975 cases recovered and discharged in the last 24 hours.
The total recovered cases stand at 10,162,738. The gap between Recovered Cases and Active Cases, which is steadily increasing, has crossed 99 lakh and presently stands at 99,49,711.
The difference in New Recoveries outnumbering New Cases has also improved the Recovery Rate to 96.52 percent.
Of the total recovered cases, 81.15 percent are observed to be concentrated in 10 States/UTs.
Kerala has reported the maximum number of single-day recoveries with 4,337 newly recovered cases. 3,309 people recovered in Maharashtra in the past 24 hours followed by 970 in Chhattisgarh.
Meanwhile, 191 case fatalities have been reported in the past 24 hours.
Six States/UTs account for 73.30% of new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (70). Kerala and West Bengal follow with 19 and 17 daily deaths, respectively.
Only 1 new death per million population was reported in India in the last seven days. With a Case Fatality Rate of 1.44 percent, deaths per million population in India are one of the lowest in the world.