India’s Covid recovery rate scales 85 pc; 48 lakh more recovered than active cases

New Delhi, Oct 7 (UNI) As the national recovery rate touched 85 per cent on Wednesday, India crossed a significant milestone with the continuous high number of recovered cases being reported in the past few weeks.

As many as 82,203 recoveries were registered in the past 24 hours in the country while the number of new confirmed cases stands at 72,049 taking the total number of recoveries to 57,44,693, an official release here.

A total of 72,049 new cases have been reported in the past 24 hours in the country. Ten States/UTs account for 78 per cent of the new confirmed cases.

With the recovered cases exceeding the new cases again during the past 24 hours, India retained its position as the country with the maximum number of recoveries.

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

The active caseload of the country has further slid to 13.44 per cent 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.

About 75 per cent of the new recovered cases are being reported from 10 States of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Delhi.

Maharashtra topped the list with nearly 17,000 recoveries while Karnataka contributed more than 10,000 to the single day recoveries.

Of the 72,049 new cases reported in the past 24 hours, Maharashtra continued to lead this tally of 10 States/UTs accounting for 78 per cent of the new confirmed cases.

Maharashtra contributed more than 12,000 followed by Karnataka with nearly 10,000 cases.Of the 986 deaths reported across the country in the past 24 hours, 10 States/UTs accounted for 83 per cent of the deaths in the past 24 hours due to Covid-19.

Maharashtra reported more than 37 per cent of deaths with 370 deaths followed by Karnataka with 91 deaths.


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