India has scaled a new high of nearly 75,000 recoveries of COVID-19 in a single day. The total number of people recovered from coronavirus has surged to a record 74 thousand 894 in the last 24 hours. With this, nearly 34 lakh people in the country have recovered from the viral pandemic.
The overall recovery rate has also maintained its upward trend and has now reached 77.77 per cent. The Health Ministry has said, the constant increase in recoveries have ensured that the actual caseload of the country has reduced and currently comprises only 20.53 per cent of the total positive cases. The number of recovered patients has overtaken the active cases by nearly 3.8 times.
The Ministry said, the number of recovered patients in the country has grown over three times in a span of one month. The Health Ministry has informed that the sustained high recovery rate is fuelled by 9 states and Union Territories reporting recovery rate of over 80 per cent.These states include Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, West Bengal, Rajasthan and Gujarat among others.
The ministry has informed that aggressive measures towards early identification, prompt and effective treatment and enhanced clinical skills of ICU doctors have actively led to progressive enhancement of India’s Total Recoveries. It said high levels of recovery is being reported from various States and union territories and almost 60 per cent of the total recovered cases are pooled in by the 5 States of Maharashtra , Andhra Pradesh , Karnataka , Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
Effective implementation of ‘Test, Track and Treat’ approach has led to higher recoveries and lower fatality. Currently, India’s Case Fatality Rate is at 1.69 per cent. India has progressively maintained a low Case Fatality Rate compared to the global average which is above 3 per cent. There are 17 States and UTs in the country which have reported fatality rates lower than 1 per cent.
In the last 24 hours, 89 thousand 706 new cases have been reported taking the total number of positive cases to 43 lakh 70 thousand 129.
Presently, the total number of active corona cases in the country is 8 lakh 97 thousand and 394. In the last 24 hours, one thousand 115 deaths have been reported taking the toll to 73 thousand 890.