India’s Covid-19 recoveries cross the historic peak of 1.5 million

New Delhi/Chandigarh, August 10, 2020: India’s COVID-19 recoveries have crossed the historic peak of 1.5 million today.
The recovery of 15,35,743 patients has been made possible because of the policy of Testing aggressively, Tracking comprehensively and Treating efficiently.
Better ambulance services, focus on Standard of Care and use of non-invasive oxygen have given the desired results.
With the highest ever single day recoveries of 54,859 in the last 24 hours, the Recovery Rate amongst COVID-19 patients has scaled another high of almost 70%.
The record high recoveries have ensured that the actual caseload of the country viz. the active cases has reduced and currently comprises only 28.66% of the total positive cases. India has posted more than 9 lakh recoveries than the active cases (6,34,945).
The coordinated efforts of Centre and State/UT governments on early detection through aggressive testing and efficient clinical management of hospitalized cases have shown results with continuously regressing Case Fatality Rate.
Early identification helps to ensure timely and prompt isolation of the mild and moderate cases and hospitalisation of the severe and critical cases thereby leading to effective management of cases.
It is 2%, as on date, and steadily declining. Early identification of cases has also led to steeply falling percentage active cases.
The COVID-19 infection still remains concentrated in 10 States that contribute more than 80% of the new cases
Update on Chandigarh (as at 7 pm)
In the last 24 hours, a record 100 patients were declared cured and discharged.
In the same period, 80 new persons were diagnosed as Positive for Covid-19.
The total number of Active Cases now in Chandigarh are 565.
The results of 84 samples is awaited.

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