Coronavirus India Updates: Active Cases Rise For Second Straight Day; 82 Lakh Vaccinated
A healthcare worker, right, administers a dose of Bharat Biotech Ltd. Covaxin vaccine for coronavirus at Sanjeevan Hospital in Daryaganj, New Delhi, India. (Photographer. T. Narayan/Bloomberg)

Coronavirus India Updates: Active Cases Rise For Second Straight Day; 82 Lakh Vaccinated

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India's National Recovery Rate Among Highest In The World: Health Ministry

India has been recording a steady decline in the number of daily new deaths since October 1, 2020, while the national recovery rate is amongst the highest in the world, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday.

"Since 1stOctober 2020, the nation has seen an unabated decline in Case Fatality Rate. The Case Fatality Rate today stands below 1.5 (1.43%). India's Case Fatality Rate is one of the lowest in the world," it said.

The recoveries have surged to 1,06,11,731 with11,016 patients getting discharged in a span of 24 hours.

Kerala has reported the maximum number of single day recoveries with 5,835 newly recovered cases. A total of 1,773 people recovered in Maharashtra in a span of 24 hours followed by 482 in Tamil Nadu.

Source: PTI

India's active coronavirus caseload inched for the second straight day, at a time when the government has already claimed success over the virus and has vaccinated more than 82 lakh people.

India added 12,194 new cases in the last 24 hours according to the health ministry's update as of 8 a.m. That’s higher than 11,106 recoveries, taking active cases to over 1.3 lakh. To be sure, this tally has crossed the 10-lakh mark in mid September of 2020.

Authorities reported 92 deaths during the same time period, taking total fatalities to over 1.55 lakh. This account for 1.43% of the total 1.09 crore confirmed coronavirus cases detected in India.

At the same time, 82,63,858 beneficiaries have been vaccinated so far with nearly 3 lakh of these receiving their shots in the last 24 hours. India is currently focused on vaccinating its healthcare and frontline workers.

Key figures:

  • Total number of confirmed coronavirus cases: 1,09,04,940
  • Active cases: 1,37,567
  • Cured/discharged/migrated: 1,06,11,731
  • Deaths: 1,55,642
  • Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 12,194
  • One-day recoveries: 11,106
  • One-day deaths: 92
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