India maintains top global ranking with maximum recoveries

New Delhi/Chandigarh, October 3, 2020: India continues to occupy the top global position as the country with the maximum number of recoveries.
The total recoveries has crossed 54 lakhs today (54,27,706). It accounts for 21% of the global recovered cases, while its share in the total cases stands at 18.6%.
India has maintained its global position with one of the lowest case fatality rates (CFR) when compared to several other countries.
While the global CFR stands at 2.97% as on date, the comparative figure for India is 1.56%.
The deaths per million population in India is one of the lowest in the world. While the global average is 130 deaths /million population, India is reporting 73 deaths /million population.
India’s steady trend of posting high number of daily recoveries continues with 75,628 recoveries registered in the last 24 hours.
Higher number of single day recoveries is also reflected in the continuous increase in the national recovery rate, which is at present 83.84%.
74.36% of the recovered cases in the past 24 hours are from 10 States/UTs. Maharashtra has contributed the highest number to these followed by Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
Nearly 77% of the active cases are in 10 States/UTs. Maharashtra is at the lead with more than 2.6 lakh cases.
As on date, the active cases contribute only 14.60% to the positive caseload of the country.
For the 12th successive day, India has sustained its steady trend of maintaining the active cases below the 10-lakh mark. The number of active cases today is 9,44,996.
79,476 confirmed cases have been reported in the last 24 hours in the country.
78.2% of the new cases are concentrated in ten States/UT. Maharashtra contributed close to 16,000 to the new cases, lower than day before. Update on Chandigarh (as at 7 pm)
In Chandigarh, in the last 24 hours, 234 patients were cured and discharged, while 148 new patients were diagnosed with Covid-19.
A total of 10,396 patients have been cured till now.
Three fatalities were reported – One 70 year old woman and two men 43 and 32 years old.
The Number of active cases in Chandigarh are : now 1792.

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