India registers the Highest Single day Recoveries

New Delhi/Chandigarh, September 16, 2020: India logged in the highest number of single day recoveries in the last 24 hours.
82,961 COVID patients were cured and discharged from home/facility isolation and hospitals, steeply pushing the Recovery Rate to 78.53%.
The 7-day moving average of the Recoveries shows a consistent increase in the recoveries.
The total recovered cases stand at 39,42,360.
In the last 24 hours, Maharashtra (19423) contributed 23.41% of the new recoveries while the States of Andhra Pradesh (9628), Karnataka (7406), Uttar Pradesh (6680) and Tamil Nadu (5735) contributed 35.5% of the new recoveries.
Nearly 59% of the new recoveries came from these five States.
27 States/UTs are reporting Recovery Rate more than 70%.
There are 9,95,933 active cases in the country as on date.
The gap between Recovered and Active cases has crossed 29 lakh today (29,46,427).
Recovered Cases are nearly 4 times (3.96) the number of Active Cases.
90,123 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours in the country.
Update on Chandigarh (as at 7 pm)
In Chandigarh, in the past 24 hours, 181 patients were declared cured and discharged including from Home Isolation.
366 new patients were diagnosed Positive for Covid 19.
Of these 214 were men and 152 women.
The Active cases in the UT are 3171 now.
There were six fatalities reported : a 94 year old man of Sector 11, a 78 year old man of Sector 35, a 75 year old man of Sector 22, a 60 year old man of Ramdarbar, a 60 year old man of Sector 29 and a 46 year old man of Sector 48.
The total number of deaths in the city due to Covid-19 total 101 now.
Pasting of Posters stopped
The Chandigarh Administration has decided to discontinue the practice of pasting posters on quarantined houses and stamping on hands of quarantined persons.
Adviser Manoj Parida decided to follow the Punjab Government practice, due to several complaints from affected people regarding social ridicule and stigmatisation.

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