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New Delhi : India continues to report a trend of steadily declining active cases as a percentage of the total positive cases. At present, the active cases comprise merely 13.75% of the total positive cases of the country standing at 9,19,023. The declining trend of the percentage active cases is supported by rising percentage of recovered cases.
The total recovered cases stand at 56,62,490. The gap between Recovered cases and Active cases has crossed 47 lakh (47,43,467). With increasing number of recoveries, this gap is continuously widening, according to a PIB release.
Higher number of recoveries has aided the national Recovery Rate to further improve to 84.70% and 75,787 patients have recovered and discharged in the last 24 hours whereas the new confirmed cases stand at 61,267. The new recoveries have exceeded the new confirmed cases in 25 States/UTs.
Seventy-four percent (74%) of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 10 States/UTs viz. Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, and West Bengal. Maharashtra alone has contributed the maximum with nearly 13,000 single day recovery.
Altogether 61,267 new confirmed cases were recorded in last 24 hours and 75% of the new cases are from 10 States and UTs. Maharashtra continues to be the State reporting a very high number of new cases with more than 10,000 cases followed by Karnataka with more than 7,000 cases.
A total of 884 case fatalities have been reported in the past 24 hours. Of these, nearly 80% are concentrated in ten State/UTs of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, and Madhya Pradesh. More than 29% of new fatalities reported are from Maharashtra (263 deaths).