India records one of the lowest daily cases, daily deaths per million population

India has reported more daily recoveries than the daily new cases in the past 24 hours


India on Sunday reported one of the lowest COVID-19 confirmed cases per million population in the world in the last seven days.

As per the latest updates by the Union Health Ministry, India has reported more daily recoveries than the daily new cases in the past 24 hours. The trend of more daily recoveries than the daily cases has led to a continuous contraction of India’s active caseload of 3,56,546, which is 3.62 per cent of the total active cases.

While 30,254 persons were found to be COVID positive in the country in the past 24 hours, 33,136 new recoveries were registered during the same period. This has led to a net decline of 3,273 cases from the total active caseload in the last 24 hours.

The total recovered cases stand at 93,57,464 today. The gap between Recovered cases and Active cases is steadily increasing and it has crossed 90 lakhs (90,00,918) today. The Recovery Rate has improved to touch 95% (94.93%) today.

Ten States/UTs have contributed 75.71 per cent of the new cases. Kerala reported 5,949 cases in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra registered 4,259 new cases yesterday while West Bengal recorded 2,710 new cases.

As many as 391 case fatalities have been reported in the past 24 hours. In all, 77.78 per cent of them are from Ten States/UTs. None of the States/UTs reported double-digit daily fatalities over the past 24 hours.

A total of 79.28 per cent of new fatalities reported are from Maharashtra which reported 80 deaths. Delhi also saw a fatality count of 47 while West Bengal reported 44 new deaths, the ministry stated.

First Published:Dec. 13, 2020, 1:05 p.m.

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