Active COVID-19 caseload now below 5%, Delhi largest contributor of daily new cases
With new recoveries, the number of total recoveries has gone up to 83,83,602 and the recovery rate has risen to 93.58 per cent
More recoveries everyday are helping reduce the load of new reported cases of COVID-19 on a daily basis bringing the active caseload to below 5 per cent. Amid, this Delhi continues to be the largest contributor of daily new cases.
According to the data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India, in the past 24 hours, reported a total of 48,493 recoveries against 45,576 new cases of infections.
“The new recoveries continue to overtake the daily new cases continuously since the past 47 days,” the ministry said in a statement.
With new recoveries, the number of total recoveries has gone up to 83,83,602 and the recovery rate has gone up to 93.58 per cent.
“The gap between Recovered cases and Active cases that is steadily increasing presently stands at 79,40,299. 77.27% of the new recovered cases are contributed by ten States/UTs,” the ministry said.
Of the total recoveries, the highest number of recoveries was found in Kerala with 7,066 recoveries in the past 24 hours followed by 6,901 of Delhi and 6,608 of Maharashtra.
West Bengal also reported 4,429 recoveries in the past 24 hours. Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Haryana each reported over 2,000 recoveries in the same period of time.
Karnataka, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan also reported close to 2,000 recoveries in the past 24 hours.
With this, the active caseload in the country has fallen down to 4.95 per cent of the total positive cases. The active vases in the country now stand at 4,43,303.
“This trend of more daily recoveries than the daily cases has led to a continuous contraction of India’s Active Caseload,” the ministry said.
On the other hand, India reported a total of 45,576 cases and 585 deaths in the past 24 hours. Delhi saw a resurgence of cases with 7,486 cases, also highest across the country, in the past 24 hours.
Delhi broke all past records by reporting around 131 deaths in a single day due to COVID-19.
It was followed by 6419 cases and 28 new deaths of Kerala and 5,011 cases and 100 deaths of Maharashtra. Around 3,668 cases and 54 deaths were reported from West Bengal in the past 24 hours.
So far, India has reported a total of 89,58,483 cases of COVID-19 including 1,31,578 deaths.