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COVID-19: Fatality rate goes down to 2.87 %

Updated: May 27, 2020 10:44 am
Health Ministry has said that the recovery rate of patients from COVID-19 infection has now gone up to 41.61 per cent which was 7.1 per cent in March this year. Briefing media in New Delhi, Union Health Ministry official yesterday said that the  fatality rate due to corona virus infection has come down from 3.30 percent to 2.87 per cent , which is amongst the lowest in the world.

He said, due to the lockdown and containment measures taken by the government , 10.7 cases per lakh population have been reported in India  as compared to 69.9  COVID-19 cases per lakh population for the world as a whole.

The official said 4.5 deaths per lakh population have been reported for the world, while India has reported about 0.3 deaths per lakh population, which is amongst the lowest in the world.

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