Active caseload declines to 3.62%, recoveries surpass daily new cases
New recoveries took the total number of cured persons to 93,57,464 and the recovery rate to 94.93 per cent
With daily recoveries surpassing the new cases of COVID-19 on a daily basis, the active caseload of the country has further reduced to 3.62 per cent of the total positive cases.
In its latest data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the active caseload in the country has gone down to 3,56,546 today which is 3,62 per cent of the total positive cases.
“Steadily following the trend set over the past few weeks, India’s active caseload has fallen to 3.62% of the total active cases. India has reported more daily recoveries than the daily new cases during the past 24 hours. The trend of more daily recoveries than the daily cases has led to a continuous contraction of India’s Active Caseload which presently stands at 3,56,546 today,” the ministry said in a statement.
In the past 24 hours, India reported a total of 33,136 recoveries against 30,254 new cases. “This has led to a net decline of 3,273 cases from the total Active Caseload in the last 24 hours,” the ministry said.
India reported the highest number of cases in September when over 90,000 cases came on a daily basis which fell to around 75,000 in October while in November it further came down to around 45,000 on a daily basis.
The new recoveries took the total number of recoveries to 93,57,464 and the recovery rate to 94.93 per cent.
“The gap between Recovered cases and Active cases is steadily increasing and it has crossed 90 lakhs (90,00,918) today,” the ministry said.
Of the new recoveries, the maximum was reported from Kerala with 5,268 recoveries followed by 3,949 of Maharashtra and 3,191 of Delhi in the past 24 hours.
West Bengal and Rajasthan reported over 2,000 recoveries each in the past 24 hours while Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka reported close to 2,000 recoveries each. Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat reported close to 1,500 recoveries in the past 24 hours.
India reported one of the lowest cases per million population in the world (158) in the last 7 days, much lower than many other countries of the Western Hemisphere.
India reported a total of 30,254 cases and 391 deaths in the past 24 hours. The maximum was reported from Kerala with 5,949 and 32 deaths followed by 4,259 cases and 80 deaths in the past 24 hours.
West Bengal also reported 2,710 cases and 44 deaths while National Capital Delhi reported 1,935 cases and 47 deaths in the past 24 hours.
So far, India reported a total of 98,57,029 cases including 1,43,019 deaths due to COVID-19.