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Over 62 lakh people recover from COVID-19 in India, highest in world

Updated: October 14, 2020 4:01 pm
Government said that the number of people who have recovered from COVID-19 in the country is now more than 62 lakh and it is the highest in the world. India has the highest recovery rate of 86.78 per cent in the world. Briefing the media in New Delhi this evening, Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said, India continues to report a trend of steadily decreasing active cases.

He said, presently the active cases of the country stands at 8 lakh 38 thousand 7 hundred 29. He added that the active cases have been below the 9 lakh mark for the 5th consecutive day. Mr Bhushan said, decline in cumulative, weekly and daily COVID-19 positivity rates stand at 8.07 per cent, 6.24 per cent and 5.16 per cent. He said, there is significant increase in testing of COVID-19 and on the other hand, there is continuous decline in positivity rate also.

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