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New Delhi : India’s total Active Covid Caseload dropped below 4.10 lakh (4,09,689) on December 5, 2020. This is the lowest after 136 days. The total active cases were 4,11,133, on July 22, 2020.

This has been made possible by the trend of recoveries exceeding new cases which has ensured a total net reduction of the Active Caseload. India’s present active caseload is just 4.26% of India’s Total Positive Cases. The new recoveries have led to a net decline of 6,393 in the Total Active cases.

The daily new recoveries recorded in the country have been more than the daily cases registered for the last eight days. The number of daily new cases in the last 24 hours was  36,652. A total of 42,533 cases recovered and discharged in the last 24 hours. The rising recoveries also improved the Recovery Rate to 94.28% on December 5, 2020. The total recovered cases stand at 9,058,822. The gap between Recovered Cases and Active Cases is nearing 86.50 lakh and presently stands at 8,649,133.

78.06% of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 10 States/UTs. Maharashtra has reported the maximum number of single day recoveries with 6,776 newly recovered cases. 5,496  people recovered in Kerala followed by 4,862  in Delhi.

76.90% of the new cases are from 10 States and UTs. Kerala reported the highest daily new cases at 5,718. It is followed by Maharashtra with 5,229 new cases. Delhi recorded 4,067 new cases, according to a PIB release.

512 case fatalities have been reported in the past 24 hours. Ten States/UTs account for 78.32% of new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (127). Delhi and West Bengal follow with 73 and 52 daily deaths, respectively.