Ministry of Home and Family Welfare on Tuesday confirmed that India's active caseload of COVID-19 has been below 10 lakh for almost a month now.
Manindra Agrawal, a member of the committee, said that the current decline in cases in India was similar to what many European countries had experienced a few months ago.
BOGOTA - The number of COVID-19 infections in Colombia has reached 974,139, with 8,256 new cases registered in the last 24 hours, Colombian health authorities said Tuesday.
This is the result of collaborative, focussed and effective action by states/UTs under the centre's strategy of comprehensive and high countrywide testing, prompt and effective surveillance and tracking, quick hospitalization and effective adherence of the Standard Treatment Protocol issued by the union government.
"India's cases per million population is 310, while the world average is 315". The total recoveries crossed 67 lakh while active cases of coronavirus infection remained below 8 lakh for the fourth consecutive day.
India posted its lowest daily coronavirus caseload in almost three months, data from the health ministry showed today, as new cases maintained decreasing trend from a peak in September.
As many as 67,95,103 people have recuperated from the disease so far pushing the national recovery rate to 88.81%, while the case fatality rate due Covid-19 has dropped to 1.51%. 69,720 patients recovered on the previous day. Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala contribute more than 5,000 to the new confirmed cases. Of these, almost 81% are concentrated in ten states/UTs.
In India, the death toll from corona in one day has come down to 600, but still this number is the highest in the world.
India has recorded lowest tally of fresh coronavirus cases in three months with just over 45,000 fresh cases in the last 24 hours. "Daily positivity rate is 4.5% and shows a consistent declining trend", Bhushan said.
Mr Sunil Kumar Sinha, a principal economist at the Mumbai-based India Ratings and Research agency, said Indians face a stark choice.
Bengal's seven-day average of daily new cases, for instance, has increased from 3,225 on October 2 to 3,806 on October 19.