India’s Fatality Rate has touched 1.5 percent which is the lowest level recorded since Mar 22. The data with the Health Ministry shows that the deaths toll fell below 500 as 480 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, showing a significant dip from 1,033 deaths recorded on Oct 18.
The graph shows that India has one of the lowest fatality rates in the world and is continuously declining. Ministry of Health attributed the fall in mortality to “sharp focus of the Central Government on not only containing the COVID, but to reduce deaths and to save lives by providing quality clinical care to the critical and severe patients of COVID”.
Medical care for covid patients is provided by about 2218 Covid hospitals countrywide. There are 14 states and UTs have recorded Case Fatality Ratio (CFR) less than 1 percent. Mizoram leads the chart with 0.00 percent CFR, followed by Dadra and Nagar Haveli (0.06%), Arunachal Pradesh (0.23%) while at the opposite end of the band, Jharkhand (0.87%), Meghalaya (0.90%) and Rajasthan (0.99%) are at the bottom 3.
59,105 new recoveries were added in last 24 hour whereas new recovered cases were 45,148. With this, the total number of recoveries have crossed 71 Lakh mark and stands at 71,37,228. Higher number of single-day recoveries is also reflected in the continuous increase in the national recovery rate, which is at present 90.23 percent.
India is continuing to report a trend of steadily decreasing active cases. Presently the active cases comprise merely 8.26 percent of the total positive cases of the country standing at 6,53,717. This is the lowest since 13th August when the active cases were 6,53,622.
Meanwhile, 78 percent of the new recovered cases are concentrated in 10 States/UTs.
Karnataka contributed the maximum to the single day recoveries with more than 10,000 cases followed by Kerala with more than 7,000 cases.
About 82 percent of new confirmed cases are from 10 States and UTs. Kerala and Maharashtra contribute maximum to the new confirmed cases with more than 6,000 cases each followed by Karnataka, Delhi and West Bengal with more than 4,000 cases.
India’s total cases surged to 79,09,960 on Monday with 45,149 new Covid-19 cases, according to the ministry of health and family welfare. With 480 new deaths, the Covid-19 toll mounted to 1,19,014, as per the Union health ministry.