Covid-19 Update: India’s active caseload drops to 2.50 lakh
The gap between Recovered cases and Active cases is steadily increasing and currently stands at 96,56,204, according to the latest official data
Following the trend of more daily recoveries than the daily cases, India’s active caseload has dropped to the 2.50-lakh mark. With a figure of 2,50,183 as on Saturday, India’s active caseload now comprises merely 2.43 percent of the total cases.
While 19,079 persons in India were found to be Covid-19 positive during the last 24 hours, 22,926 new recoveries were registered during the same period. This has led to a net decline of 4,071 cases from the total Active Caseload in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The health ministry further noted that India has recorded one of the lowest new cases per million population in the last 7 days at 101. Brazil, Russia, France, Italy, the USA, and the UK have much higher cases per million population reported in the last seven days.
India’s cumulative recoveries have now surpassed 99 lakh and now stand at 99,06,387. The Recovery Rate has improved to 96.12 percent.
The gap between Recovered cases and Active cases is steadily increasing and currently stands at 96,56,204, said a statement issued by the ministry.
Of the total recovered cases, 78.64 percent of the new recovered cases are contributed by 10 states/Union Territories.
The maximum number of recoveries is from Kerala and now stands at 5,111 while Maharashtra recorded 4,279 recoveries. West Bengal registered another 1,496 daily recoveries.
In the last 24 hours, 19,079 active cases have been recorded. Of the total cases, 10 States/UTs have contributed 80.56 percent.
Kerala reported 4,991 cases in the last 24 hours followed by Maharashtra which registered another 3,524 new cases while West Bengal recorded 1,153 new cases.
Meanwhile, 224 case fatalities have been reported in the past 24 hours. 75.45 percent of them are from 10 States/UTs.
The Health Ministry noted 26.33 percent of new fatalities reported are from Maharashtra which reported 59 deaths. West Bengal also saw a fatality count of 26 while Kerala reported 23 new deaths.