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New Delhi : India’s active Covid-19 caseload fell to 4.35% mark on December 4, 2020, from 4.44% on December 3, 2020.

Continuing with the trend of the last 7 days, India reported more daily recoveries than the daily new cases during the past 24 hours. The trend of more daily recoveries than the daily cases has led to a continuous contraction of India’s Active Caseload which was 4,16,082 on December 4, 2020.

While 36,595 persons in India were found to be infected with COVID, 42,916 new recoveries were registered during the same period. The difference of 6,321 between new recoveries and new cases has led to a net decline of 6,861 cases from the total Active Caseload in the last 24 hours.

India still continues to have one of the lowest cases per million population in the world (6,936) much lower than many other countries of the Western Hemisphere.

The Recovery Rate improved to 94.2% on December 4, 2020. The total recovered cases stand at 90,16,289. The gap between Recovered cases and Active cases is steadily increasing and stands at 86,00,207 and 80.19% of the new recovered cases are contributed by ten States/UTs. Maharashtra leads with 8,066 persons recovering from COVID while Kerala recorded 5,590 recoveries. Delhi registered another 4,834 daily recoveries, according to a PIB release.

Ten States/UTs have contributed 75.76% of the new cases. Kerala reported 5,376 cases in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra registered 5,182 new cases on December 3, 2020, while Delhi recorded 3,734 new cases.

540 case fatalities have been reported in the past 24 hours and  77.78% of them are from Ten States/UTs. 21.29% of new fatalities reported are from Maharashtra which reported 115 deaths. Delhi also saw a fatality count of 82 while West Bengal reported 49 new deaths. When compared globally, India has one of the lowest case fatalities per million population (101).