India’s Covid-19 rescue exceeds 95%, among the highest in the world; active cases under 3.4 lakh | Indian News

NEW DELHI: India’s active percentage of Covid-19 has fallen below 3.4 lakhs, just 3.43 per cent of the total infections, complemented by an impressive recovery of over 95 per cent, which is among the highest in the world for countries with high percent, the Union Health Ministry said Tuesday.
The daily new cases recorded on Tuesday – 22,065 – were also the lowest in more than five months. As many as 22,252 cases were reported on July 7, the ministry said.
The number of recoveries exceeded 94 lakhs (94,22,636), pushing the national recovery to more than 95 percent, which is “one of the highest in the world for high-income countries,” the ministry stressed.
With a high number of patients recovering daily and the continuing drop in the death rate, the country’s steady trend is declining in active cases continues, the ministry said.
There are 3,39,820 active cases of coronavirus infections as of Tuesday.
The slippage in the active cases is complemented by an exponential increase in the recoveries.
“The gap between active cases and recovered cases is continuously growing and stands at 90,82,816. The national recovery rate has further increased to 95.12%,” the ministry said.
A total of 34,477 patients recovered within 24 hours, of which 74.24 percent are concentrated in 10 states and UT, the ministry said in its data updated on Tuesday, the 8th.
Maharashtra reported the maximum number of one-day recoveries at 4,610, followed by 4,481 in Kerala and 2,980 in West Bengal.
The ministry said 73.52 percent of the new infections come from 10 states and UTs. Maharashtra reported the highest daily new cases at 2,949, followed by Kerala with 2,707 new cases.
A total of 354 case deaths were reported in a span of 24 hours. Ten states and UTs represent 79.66 percent of these.
Maharashtra and Delhi reported maximum casualties with 60 new deaths each, followed by West Bengal at 43.
The incidence of coronavirus increased to 99,06,165 with 22,065 infections reported in a day, while the number of deaths to 1,43,709 with 354 new deaths, the data updated at 8 a.m. showed.