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COVID-19 recovery rate in country improves to 84.34 pct

Updated: October 6, 2020 2:02 pm
Government today said that the country’s COVID-19 recovery rate has reached 84.34 per cent. During the last 24 hours, more than 76 thousand COVID patients have recovered.

The Health Ministry said, the total number of recoveries has reached over 55 lakh 86 thousand. The constantly increasing recoveries have ensured that the actual caseload of the country has considerably reduced and currently comprises only 14.11 per cent of the total positive cases. Presently, the total number of active cases in the country is nine lakh 34 thousand. Currently, India’s Case Fatality Rate is at 1.55 per cent, which is one of the lowest globally.

In the last 24 hours, 74 thousand 442 new cases have been reported taking the total number of positive cases in the country to over 66 lakh 23 thousand. The Ministry said, effective implementation of Centre’s strategic and graded Test-Track-Treat approach has led to higher recoveries and lower fatality.  In the last 24 hours, 903 deaths have been reported taking the toll to one lakh two thousand 685.

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