Coronavirus: India’s active cases at less than 50,000 in single day; recovery rate at 88.63%

First Published 20, Oct 2020, 2:50 PM

Active cases of COVID-19 in India are less than 10% of the total caseload, while the number of people who have recovered from the disease has crossed 67 lakh

<p>The number of new coronavirus infections reported daily in India dropped below 50,000 for the first time in nearly three months, taking India's Covid-19 caseload to 75,97,063, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.</p>

The number of new coronavirus infections reported daily in India dropped below 50,000 for the first time in nearly three months, taking India's Covid-19 caseload to 75,97,063, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.

<p>Active cases of COVID-19 in India are less than 10% of the total caseload, while the number of people who have recovered from the disease has crossed 67 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 88.63%, said the ministry.</p>

Active cases of COVID-19 in India are less than 10% of the total caseload, while the number of people who have recovered from the disease has crossed 67 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 88.63%, said the ministry.

<p>According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 9,61,16,771 samples have been tested up to October 19 with 10,32,795 samples being tested on Monday.</p>

According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 9,61,16,771 samples have been tested up to October 19 with 10,32,795 samples being tested on Monday.

<p>Union Ministry of Health on Tuesday said 78% of the new recovered coronavirus cases are observed to be concentrated in 10 states/Union Territories (UT) and 75% of the new confirmed cases are from 10 states and UTs.<br />
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Union Ministry of Health on Tuesday said 78% of the new recovered coronavirus cases are observed to be concentrated in 10 states/Union Territories (UT) and 75% of the new confirmed cases are from 10 states and UTs.
 

<p>Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala contribute more than 5,000 to the new confirmed cases, according to the ministry.</p>

Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala contribute more than 5,000 to the new confirmed cases, according to the ministry.

<p>India is the only country with the highest recoveries and continues to have one of the lowest fatality rates globally, says the ministry.</p>

India is the only country with the highest recoveries and continues to have one of the lowest fatality rates globally, says the ministry.