India Reports Less Than 30,000 New Covid Cases Tracked For Nearly 2 Weeks – Data
For 13 days in a row, the country has reported fewer than 30,000 new cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), show data from the Union’s ministry of health and family welfare. On Saturday, 22,273 new cases were registered across the country, bringing the accumulated positive cases to 10,188,392.
Daily recoveries have also outnumbered daily new cases over the past month, data shows, with all states currently having a recovery rate of at least 90%.
“The exponential increase in recoveries coupled with the reduction in daily new cases has resulted in a steady decrease in active cases and low mortality. The total currently recovered cases is close to 97.5 lakh (97.40,108). India’s cumulative recoveries are the highest in the world. Increasing recoveries have also improved the recovery rate to 95.78%. India’s current number of active cases of 2.81,667 consists of 2.77% of the total positive cases in India, ”the Union Health Ministry said in a statement.
It is observed that almost 74% of the new recovered cases are mainly concentrated in 10 states.
Kerala has reported the highest number of recoveries from a single day with 4,506 newly recovered cases. In West Bengal, 1,954 people have recovered, followed by Maharashtra, which reported 1,427 cases recovered in a single day.
As for new cases, about 79% of new cases are also concentrated in about 10 states.
Kerala reported the highest number of new cases daily with 5,397, followed by Maharashtra with 3,431 new cases. And the third state on the list is West Bengal, which recorded 1,541 new cases on Saturday.
The number of deaths from Covid-19 in one day also fell to less than 300, with 251 deaths reported across the country on Saturday.
With that, the total number of people who succumbed to the viral disease in the country amounts to 147,659. The first death from Covid-19 in the country was reported on March 12 from southern India.