Nearly 95L Covid recoveries in India; Recovery rate highest in world at 95.31%: Health Ministry

New Delhi: With focused strategy and proactive as well as calibrated measures of the Union Government along with the states and UTs, India has sustained a very high recovery rate along with rapidly declining active cases and low mortality rate, stated the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) in a press communication on Thursday, 17th December.

Recoveries outnumbering new cases on a daily basis have ensured a high recovery rate among patients. The total recovered cases are nearing 95 lakh (94,89,740). The recovery rate has improved to 95.31% today. The gap between recovered cases and active cases is also increasing consistently and presently stands at 91,67,374.

The rising recoveries have also led to a continuous contraction of India’s active caseload. It has ensured that India’s present active caseload of 3,22,366 consists of just 3.24% of India’s total positive cases.

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Covid-19 India trajectory (Data from the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare)

The Health Ministry stated that India’s recovery rate is amongst the highest in the world. While the global figure for recovery rate is 70.27%, India is recording 95.31%. USA, Brazil, Russia, and Italy are reporting lower recovery rates.

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(Data from the Health Ministry)

Following the national pursuit, 18 states & UTs have recovery rate more than the national average.

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(Data from the Health Ministry)

India has registered 33,291 new recoveries in the last 24 hours. 75.63% of these new recovered cases are contributed by 10 states & UTs. With 5,728 persons recovering from Covid-19, Kerala has recorded the maximum number of recoveries. Maharashtra registered another 3,887 daily recoveries while West Bengal registered 2,767 new recoveries.

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(Data from the Health Ministry)

24,010 new daily cases were registered in the last 24 hours. 10 states & UTs have contributed 78.27% of the new cases. Kerala reported 6,185 cases in the last 24 hours, West Bengal recorded 2,293 new cases, while Chhattisgarh registered 1,661 new cases yesterday.

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(Data from the Health Ministry)

79.15% of the 355 case fatalities that have been reported in the past 24 hours are from 10 states & UTs. 26.76% of new fatalities reported are from Maharashtra which reported 95 deaths. West Bengal saw a fatality count of 46, while Delhi reported 32 new deaths.

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(Data from the Health Ministry)

India has registered a steady decline in the number of daily deaths. The case fatality rate (CFR) is sustained at 1.45% and is consistently decreasing. India’s fatality rate is one of the lowest in the world, the Health Ministry stated.

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(Data from the Health Ministry)

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