Chennai: India has reported less than 50,000 daily new cases in the last 24 hours with 45,674 persons having tested positive for Covid-19. New daily cases have been trending downward since 15 October, according to Union Health Ministry.
Keeping with the trend of recoveries outnumbering new cases, 49,082 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. This trend has been observed for the 37th day Sunday. This has played a pivotal role in pushing down the active caseload which is presently 5.12 lakhs.
The active caseload in the country is 5,12,665 Sunday. These cases contribute only 6.03% of India’s total positive cases, indicating a sustained downward trend.
The Recovery Rate of 92.49 per cent is a reflection of the 78,68,968 recovered cases. The gap between recovered cases and active cases presently stands at 73,56,303. This gap has been steadily increasing. 76 per cent of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 10 States/UTs.
Kerala displaced Maharashtra to have the maximum number of single day recoveries.As many as 7,120 people recovered in Kerala during the last 24 hours followed by 6,478 in Maharashtra.