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Sharp decline in daily Covid-19 numbers; recovery rate greater than 93%

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The number of daily cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in India fell further to 30,548 on Monday, according to the Union Health Ministry update at 8 a.m. The national count is 8,845,127.

There have been 435 recent deaths, bringing the death toll to 130,070, data from the Health Ministry showed.

The number of active cases also remained below the five lakh mark on Monday. So far, 8,249,579 patients have been discharged from hospitals, Monday’s update showed.

India has been seeing a decline in the number of new Covid-19 cases for the past few weeks.

On Monday morning, the ministry said India continues to have one of the lowest cases per million people globally. “Fifteen states and union territories have cases per million below the national average,” he tweeted.

Meanwhile, sample testing has reached new heights. According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 12,56,98,525 samples have been analyzed for Covid-19 as of November 15. “Of these 8,61,706 samples were analyzed yesterday,” he further said.

The national capital, Delhi, has been an area of ​​particular concern for the government. On Sunday, the Union Interior Minister Amit Shah held a meeting on the Covid-19 situation in Delhi and announced a series of steps, including the making available of 300 additional ICU beds, double the daily tests. RT-PCR and a house-to-house survey throughout the national capital.

Shah also said that some of the hospitals under the municipal corporations of Delhi will be converted into dedicated Covid-19 hospitals.

Doctors and paramedics from the paramilitary forces will also be airlifted to be deployed in the national capital to cope with the labor shortage, he added. The number of tests will also double.

Meanwhile, the Health Ministry said that India has been reporting fewer than 50,000 new daily cases of Covid-19 for more than eight days, a trend that assumes broader importance as many countries in Europe and America continue to experience an increase in your daily numbers. .

New recoveries that outnumber new Covid-19 cases every 24-hour cycle have also improved the recovery rate to 93.09 percent, it added.

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