Covid-19 in India: Active cases continue to drop
First Published Dec 12, 2020, 4:00 PM IST
India's Covid-19 fightback is improving steadily as the active caseload dropped to 3,59,819 on Saturday. The dip in active cases comes with trend of recoveries exceeding new cases and low number of fatalities per day.
India’s present active caseload consists of just 3.66% of India's total positive Cases.
The new recoveries of 33,494 in the last 24 hours have led to a net decline of 3,930 in the Total Active cases.
The rolling average for the past week shows the sustained decline in the daily cases for the six most affected states.
The daily new recoveries recorded in the country have been more than the daily cases registered since the last 15 days. The number of daily new cases in the last 24 hours is 30,006.
While, 33,494 cases recovered and discharged during the same duration.
The rising recoveries have also improved the Recovery Rate to 94.89% today. The total recovered cases stand at 93,24,328. The gap between recovered cases and active cases is increasing and presently stands at 89,64,509.
74.46% of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 10 States/UTs.
74.16% of the new cases are from 10 States and UTs. Kerala reported the highest daily new cases at 4,642.
It is followed by Maharashtra with 4,268 new cases. West Bengal recorded 2,753 new cases.
442 Covid-19 fatalities have been reported in the past 24 hours. Ten States/UTs account for 78.05% of new deaths.
Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (87). Delhi and West Bengal follow with 60 and 50 daily deaths, respectively.
There is a steady decline in the daily deaths from past many days.
For the last 7 days, daily deaths have been below the 500 mark.