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India’s Coronavirus Cases Recede, But High Death Toll Still A Concern

According to the data published by the Health Ministery, India recorded 91,702 new cases of Coronavirus in the past 24 hours.

 

New Delhi| The coronavirus cases in India are showing a steady decline but the rising number of deaths have added to the worry. For the fourth consecutive day, India has recorded less than 1 lakh Covid-19 cases, However, after registering the highest-ever single-day death toll, India today has registered more than 3000 deaths.

According to the data published by the Health Ministery, India recorded 91,702 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours. On the other hand, the country recorded 3,403 deaths in the same period. It is noteworthy that even when the number of new cases of coronavirus was clocking three lakhs a day, the death toll was the same. This shows that even though the speed of spread of coronavirus infection has slowed down, the death toll has remained high.

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However, the number of active cases of coronavirus in the country has reduced rapidly to 11,21,671. In the last one day itself, there has been a decrease of 46,281 in active cases. This is the fourth consecutive day when the number of new cases of the coronavirus has been registered below 1 lakh. So far 2.77 crore people have recovered from Coronavirus in the country. In the past 24 hours, 1,34,580 people have been discharged. This figure is close to one and a half times the number of newly found cases. Apart from this, for the 29th consecutive day, when the number of new cases is less than those recovering.

According to the official statistics, the recovery rate has increased to 94.93%. Apart from this, the weekly positivity rate has also remained at 5.14 per cent. The daily positivity rate has also come down to 4.49%. It has remained less than 10 per cent for 18 consecutive days. The situation has also improved due to the increasing vaccination in the country and restrictions imposed by several states.

 

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