The coronavirus infected numbers keep on increasing. The total numbers of COVID-19 cases in India crossed the tally of 8 lakh. India recorded a single-day increase of 27,114 COVID-19 cases. Within 4 days, India’s total COVID-19 cases rose from 7 lakh to 8 lakh. However, the Union Health Minister of India keeps focussing on the recovery rate of COVID-19 cases in India. According to the official records, 62.78 per cent of patients have recovered so far.
A high number of cases continued to be detected in Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Karnataka, Telangana, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh. A high number of deaths were recorded from Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka.
On Saturday, the total coronavirus cases in the country surged to 8,20,916 while the death toll climbed to 22,123.
According to Union health ministry data on Saturday, total recovery cases of COVID-19 stands at 5,15,385 while India has now 2,83,407 active COVID-19 cases. India recorded coronavirus infected numbers more than 22,000 for the eighth consecutive day.
To reach one lakh, it took 110 days for India, however, within 53 days India reached 8 lakh cases. Within 64 days India’s COVID-19 cases rise from 100 to 1,00,000.
Up to July 10, 1,13,07,002 swab samples have been tested for COVID-19 according to ICMR reports. On Saturday, 519 new deaths reported due to the COVID-19 of which 226 were from Maharashtra.
Moreover, out of 519 fresh COVID-19 deaths in India, 64 deaths, Tamil Nadu recorded 64 deaths, followed by Delhi with 42 deaths.
Major of the total COVID-19 deaths in India is contributed by Maharashtra followed by Delhi. Maharashtra reported 9,893 deaths so far and Delhi reported 3,300 deaths due to COVID-19 so far.
Gujarat 2,022, Tamil Nadu 1,829, Uttar Pradesh 889, West Bengal 880, Madhya Pradesh 638, Karnataka 543 and Rajasthan 497.
The union health ministry said the fatality rate has declined to 2.72 per cent in India now and some 30 states and UTs have fatality rate lesser than the national average.
“At the national level, the Case Fatality Rate has declined to 2.72%. This is lower than the Fatality Rates observed in many other countries in the world. The focus of COVID-19 management in the country has been to keep the fatalities low. With the support and guidance of the Centre, the States/UTs have taken many steps in this regard like mapping of the communities to focus on the high-risk group like the elderly/aged and population with co-morbidities, and providing special care to them,” health ministry officials said.
Manipur, Nagaland, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Mizoram, A&N Islands and Sikkim have zero fatality rate.