India crossed another significant milestone in its fight against COVID-19 as the active caseload in the country further decreased to stand at 3.71 per cent. The active cases in the country are witnessing the continuous decline and stand at around 3,63,000. Nearly 8,500 cases recovered in the past 24 hours. The number of new daily cases also remained below 30,000 with nearly 29,000 cases being reported in the last 24 hours.
The new daily positive cases have remained below the 50,000 marks for over a month now. The national cumulative recovery rate has also further improved to 94.84 per cent with the recovery of nearly 92,91,000 people so far. With the recovery of over 37,500 people in the last 24 hours, the number of daily recoveries continues to outnumber the new daily cases for over a fortnight now. The total recovered cases in the country stand at over 25 times the number of active cases.
The Health Ministry has informed that 27 states and union territories have less than 15,000 active cases as on today. New Cases has also improved the Recovery Rate to 94.84% today.79.90% of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 10 States/UTs.
Karnataka has reported the maximum number of single-day recoveries with 5,076 newly recovered cases. 5,068 people recovered in Maharashtra followed by 4,847 in Kerala. Maharashtra recorded maximum average daily recovered cases with 6,703 persons followed by Kerala and Delhi with 5,173 and 4,362 recovered cases, respectively.72.39% of the new cases are concentrated in 10 States and UTs. Kerala reported the highest daily new cases at 4,470. It is followed by Maharashtra with 3,824 new cases.414 case fatalities have been reported in the past 24 hours. Ten States/UTs account for 79.95% of new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (70). Delhi and West Bengal follow with 61 and 49 daily deaths, respectively.
The Health Ministry has said that this has also led to saving lots of lives as the fatality rate dropped to 1.45 per cent. It informed that 414 case fatalities were reported in the past 24 hours.