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India’s Covid-19 Recovery Rate Touches 97 Percent | India News


NEW DELHI: With a steady increase in cumulative recoveries from coronavirus cases, India’s Covid-19 recovery rate has reached 97 percent, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare reported on Monday, while adding that It is one of the highest in the world.
“The total number of active cases from India has dropped to 1.68 lakh (1.68.235) today. The number of active cases now consists of only 1.56 percent of the total positive cases from India,” said the Ministry of Health.
The total accumulated recoveries amount to 1,04,34,983 today with 11,858 patients recovered and discharged in the last 24 hours.
The ministry said the increased number of recoveries through new cases has widened the gap between recovered and active cases to more than 1 crore (10,266,748).
“New daily cases from India continue to follow a downward trajectory. From an all-time high of 96,551 on September 11, 2021, the country’s new daily positive cases have dropped to 11,427 on February 1, 2021,” he said.
The country’s new daily deaths have fallen below 120 marks and 118 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours.
From February 1, 2021, until 8:00 a.m., more than 37.5 lakh (37.58,843) beneficiaries have received the vaccine as part of the Covid-19 vaccination exercise across the country.
According to the Ministry of Health, in the last 24 hours 14,509 people were vaccinated in 253 sessions. So far 69,215 sessions have been held.
It is observed that 86.47 percent of the new cases recovered are concentrated in 10 States and UT.
Kerala has reported the maximum number of recoveries in a single day with 5,730 newly recovered cases. 1,670 people recovered in Maharashtra in the past 24 hours, followed by 523 in Tamil Nadu.
11,427 new daily cases registered in the last 24 hours.
80.48% of the new cases are from 5 States and UT.
Kerala continues to report the highest number of new cases daily with 5,266. Maharashtra followed with 2,585, while Karnataka reported 522 new cases. The top two states, Kerala and Maharashtra, cumulatively contributed 68.71 percent of new daily cases, it added.
Six states and UT account for 76.27 percent of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the most casualties (40). Kerala follows with 21 daily deaths and West Bengal with 9.

Times of India