India scales another peak with Recovery Rate leaping past 85%

New Delhi/Chandigarh, October 7, 2020: India has crossed a significant milestone with the national recovery rate jumping past 85% today with the continuous streak of high number of recovered cases being reported in the past few weeks.
The recovered cases have exceeded the new confirmed again during the past 24 hours.
82,203 recoveries have been registered in the last 24 hours in the country while the number of new confirmed cases stand at 72,049.
The total number of recoveries has touched 57,44,693 and this has bolstered and sustained India’s global position at the country with the maximum number of recoveries.
The sustained high levels of recoveries have led to further widening of the gap between active and recovered cases.
Recovered cases exceed the active cases (9,07,883) by more than 48 lakh (48,36,810).
The recovered cases are 6.32 times the active cases ensuring that the recoveries are consistently rising.
The active caseload of the country has further slid to 13.44% of the total positive cases and is consistently declining.
Matching the rise in the national figure, 18 States/UTs have Recovery Rate more than the national average.
75% of the new recovered cases are being reported from ten States, viz. Maharashtra, Karnataka Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Delhi.
Maharashtra is topping the list with nearly 17,000 recoveries while Karnataka contribute more than 10,000 to the single day recoveries.
A total of 72,049 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours in the country of which 10 States/UTs account for 78% of them.
986 deaths have been reported across the country in the past 24 hours.
Update on Chandigarh (as at 7 pm)
In Chandigarh, in the last 24 hours, 155 patients were cured and discharged, while 127 new patients were diagnosed with Covid-19.
A total of 11,190 patients have been cured till now.
Two fatalities were reported – a 60 year old woman and a 70 year old man.
The number of active cases in the city today are 1448.
Results of tests of 123 persons is awaited.

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