New Delhi: According to a press communication from the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), on Monday, 14th December, India’s active cases stood at 3,52,586. The share of active cases in the total positive cases has further shrunk to 3.57%. This is the lowest after 149 days, when the total active cases were 3,58,692 on 18th July 2020. The daily recoveries exceeding new cases have ensured a total net reduction of the active caseload. A net decline of 3,960 cases has been recorded in the total active cases in the last 24 hours.
27,071 new cases were added to the national tally in the last 24 hours whereas 30,695 cases have recovered in the last 24 hours. The daily recoveries are exceeding the new cases from the last 17 days.
The Health Ministry said the total recovered cases are nearing 94 lakh (9,388,159) which translates to a recovery rate of 94.98%. The gap between recovered cases and active cases continues to grow and presently stands at 9,035,573.
75.58% of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 10 States/UTs, said the MoHFW.
Kerala reported the maximum number of single day recoveries with 5,258 recoveries. Maharashtra follows with 3,083 new recoveries. West Bengal recorded another 2,994 daily recoveries.
75.82% of the new cases are concentrated in 10 States and UTs, said the MoHFW.
Kerala reported the maximum daily new cases numbering 4,698 in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra recorded 3,717 new cases, while West Bengal reported 2,580 new cases yesterday.
Ten States/UTs account for 79.46% of the 336 case fatalities reported in the past 24 hours, said the MoHFW.
20.83% of new fatalities reported are from Maharashtra which reported 70 deaths. West Bengal and Delhi follow with 47 and 33 new deaths, respectively.
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