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India Records More Daily Covid-19 Recoveries Than New Cases For 44 Days In A Row

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India continued its unbroken trend of new daily recoveries topping new daily infections for the 44th day in a row on Monday. Almost 43,851 patients with Covid-19 recovered in the last 24 hours compared to 30,548 new cases of viral infection reported throughout the country.

“India continued an uninterrupted trend of new daily recoveries exceeding daily new hires by the 44th day,” a statement from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said on Monday.

“This translates into a net reduction of nearly 13,303 patients in the number of active virus cases, which currently stands at 4,65,478,” the MoHFW statement said. The country’s recovery rate has improved to 93.27% today. The total number of recovered cases amounts to 82,49,579, the Health Ministry said.

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The addition of 30,548 new cases on Monday is a significant drop, as many countries around the world are reporting an increase in infections and second waves of the viral illness are suspected. A large number of countries in Europe and America are experiencing a sudden and sharp increase in the number of daily cases of coronavirus.

India’s Covid-19 count rose to 88,45,127 with 30,548 new infections reported in the last 24 hours on Monday. The number of people who have recovered from the viral disease has risen to 82,49,579, according to data from the Union Ministry of Health.

The death toll reached 1,30,070 with 435 new deaths. For the sixth day in a row, the number of active cases remained below the 5 lakh mark.

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Almost 78.59 percent of the recovered cases reported in the last 24 hours belong to 10 states and territories of the Union.

Among the states, Delhi saw the highest number of recoveries, with 7,606 confirmed patients recovered. Kerala was next with 6,684 daily recoveries, followed by West Bengal which reported 4,480 new recoveries.

At least 76.63 percent of new Covid-19 cases have been reported in 10 states and UT such as Kerala, Delhi, West Bengal, and Maharashtra.

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