India sustains trend of consistent low level of Active Cases

New Delhi/Chandigarh, October 13, 2020: IWith its focussed strategies and effective calibrated measures of the Union Government along with the States and UTs, India has sustained its global position of being the country with one of the lowest cases per million and reported deaths per million.
While the global figure for cases/million is 4,794, India is clocking 5,199.
UK, Russia, South Africa, USA and Brazil are reporting higher numbers.
The deaths/million in India are 79, while the world average is 138.
In the matter of total tests conducted, India is one of the topmost countries.
With 10,73,014 tests in the last 24 hours, the cumulative number of tests conducted stand at 8.89 Cr (8,89,45,107).
Higher numbers of testing on a sustained basis have aided to the early identification and timely treatment which leads to higher recoveries and lower fatality rate.
India is reporting a consistent slide in the new confirmed cases. 55,342 new cases have been registered in the last 24 hours in the country.
77,760 new recoveries were added in the last 24 hour. With this, the total number of recoveries have crossed 62 Lakh (62,27,295).
706 case fatalities have been reported in the past 24 hours.
Update on Chandigarh (as at 7 pm)
In Chandigarh, in the last 24 hours, 109 patients were cured and discharged, while 71 new patients were diagnosed with Covid-19.
A total of 12,007 patients have been cured.
Five fatalities were reported – 2 women and 3 men who were 55 to 96 years old. With this, the total fatalities are 197.
The total active cases in Chandigarh today are 1127.

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