Forty thousand new cases of COVID-19 came up on Sunday, and India’s tally became 1118043. However, the third most infected country in the world saw 7 lakh patients got well. Thus 390459 patients are receiving medical treatment in hospitals and homes now. At the same time, 27497 people have died of the Corona infection as of today.
But, for India, its fatality rate is now 2.46 percent, which is one of the lowest in the world. The death rate is continuously declining, something encouraging for the disease watchers. Besides, the recovery rate of COVID-19 patients is nearly 63 percent, which is another factor for respite amidst the corona crisis.
Low fatality and high recovery rate
As many as 681 patients died of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. The death toll has topped 600 thrice in the last four days. Yet, India maintains a significantly low death rate in this infection. On July 1, it was 2.97 percent. Then it has gradually come down to 2.46 percent as of today.
India is achieving the feat by effective clinical management of the moderate and severe patients through a standard care protocol, cites a government statement. It says that AIIMS is guiding hospitals across the country on how to take care of the ICU COVID patients. The rate of recovery among the COVID-19 patients has reached 62.62 in India now. On Sunday, 22664 patients have recovered from the infection. In the last five days, patients cured of COVID-19 have been above 2000 on four days.
10 states broke the record in the daily rise, Maharashtra registered above 9 thousand.
Maharashtra added 9518 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. It is the highest rise in a single day in Maharashtra. At the beginning of the month, it was gaining around 5.5 thousand cases daily, which stands at 9 thousand now.