India scales another peak with Recovery Rate leaping past 85 per cent

India fights Corona: The Union Health Ministry Monday said nearly 50 per cent of the deaths due to Covid-19 in India were concentrated in 25 districts in eight states. Of this, 15 districts were in Maharashtra.

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New Delhi: The Ministry of Health on Wednesday said that India scaled another peak with Recovery Rate leaping past 85%. Recovered cases exceed the new cases in past 24 hours. 82,203 recoveries registered while the number of new confirmed cases stands at 72,049.

The sustained high levels of recoveries have led to further widening of the gap between active and recovered cases. Recovered cases exceed the active cases (9,07,883) by more than 48 lakh (48,36,810). The recovered cases are 6.32 times the active cases ensuring that the recoveries are consistently rising.


The active caseload of the country has further slid to 13.44% of the total positive cases and is consistently declining.

Matching the rise in the national figure, 18 States/UTs have Recovery Rate more than the national average.


75% of the new recovered cases are being reported from ten States, viz. Maharashtra, Karnataka Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Delhi.

Maharashtra is topping the list with nearly 17,000 recoveries while Karnataka contribute more than 10,000 to the single day recoveries.


A total of 72,049 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours in the country.

10 States/UTs account for78%of the new confirmed cases.

Maharashtra continues to lead this tally. It has contributed more than 12,000 followed by Karnataka with nearly 10,000 cases.

986 deaths have been reported across the country in the past 24 hours.

Of the new fatalities, Maharashtra reported more than 37% of deaths with 370 deaths followed by Karnataka with 91 deaths.




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