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COVID DEATH RATE DOWN TO 1 PERCENT

The health ministry says that the national case fatality rate touched 1.5%, the rate for at least 14 states was below 1%.

“Many states conducted population surveys to map and identify the vulnerable population like the elderly, pregnant women and those with co-morbidities,” the health ministry said. “This, along with the help of technological solutions such as mobile apps, has ensured keeping the high-risk population under continuous observation, thus aiding early identification, timely clinical treatment and in reducing fatalities.”

In the past 24 hours, 45,148 new confirmed cases of covid-19 were reported, taking the total count to 7,911,104 on Monday, with 119,603 fatalities. At least 480 people died of the infection in the past 24 hours. Active cases stood at 653,717.

“India has one of the lowest fatality rates in the world. The case fatality rate is lowest since 22 March and is continuously declining,” the ministry said, adding that the number of new confirmed cases is the lowest since 22 July when 37,000 new cases were reported.

The focused efforts of Centre and State/UT governments on effective clinical management of the hospitalized cases have ensured that India’s Fatality Rate has touched 1.5%Less than 500 deaths (480) have been reported in last 24 hours in the country. India has one of the lowest fatality rates in the world. The Case Fatality rate is lowest since 22nd March and is continuously declining. 2218 Dedicated COVID Hospitals are providing quality medical care. At the ground level, frontline health workers like ASHAs and ANMs have done a commendable job of managing the migrant population and to enhance awareness at the community level. As a result, there are 14 States and UTs with CFR lower than 1%.59,105 new recoveries were added in last 24 hour whereas new recovered cases were 45,148. With this, the total number of recoveries have crossed 71 Lakh (71,37,228). Higher number of single day recoveries is also reflected in the continuous increase in the national recovery rate, which is at present 90.23%.India continues to report a trend of steadily decreasing active cases. Presently the active cases comprise merely 8.26% of the total positive cases of the country standing at 6,53,717. This is the lowest since 13th August when the active cases were 6,53,622.  78% of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 10 States/UTs. Karnataka has contributed the maximum to the single day recoveries with more than 10,000 cases followed by Kerala with more than 7,000 cases.  45,148 new confirmed cases were registered in the last 24 hours in the country. This is the lowest since 22nd July when 37,000 new cases were added.  82% of new confirmed cases are from 10 States and UTs. Kerala and Maharashtra contribute maximum to the new confirmed cases with more than 6,000 cases each followed by Karnataka, Delhi and West Bengal with more than 4,000 cases.  480 case fatalities have been reported in the past 24 hours. Of these, nearly 80% are concentrated in ten States/UTs.  More than 23% of new fatalities reported are from Maharashtra (112 deaths)

 

 

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