Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s Active Caseload slumps to 2.50 lakh; comprises 2.43% of Total Cases

More than 99 lakh Cumulative Recoveries, highest globally, registered

Posted On: 02 JAN 2021 11:10AM by PIB Delhi

The trend of more daily recoveries than the daily cases has led to a continuous contraction of active cases. India’s Active Caseload dropped down to 2.50 lakh which presently stands at 2,50,183 today.

India’s active caseload comprises merely 2.43% of the total cases, now under 2.5%.

While 19,079 persons in India were found to be COVID positive, 22,926 new recoveries were registered during the same period. This has led to a net decline of 4,071 cases from the total Active Caseload in the last 24 hours.

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Five States viz. Kerala, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Chhattisgarh contribute 62% of total active cases.

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India has recorded one of the lowest new cases per million population in the last 7 days (101). Brazil, Russia, France, Italy, USA and UK have much higher cases per million population reported in the last 7 days.

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India’s cumulative recoveries are inching closer to 1 crore. The cumulative recovered cases have surpassed  99 lakh (99,06,387).

The Recovery Rate has improved to 96.12% today.  The gap between Recovered cases and Active cases is steadily increasing and presently stands at 96,56,204.

78.64% of the new recovered cases are contributed by ten States/UTs.

Kerala leads with 5,111 persons recovering from COVID while Maharashtra recorded 4,279 recoveries. West Bengal registered another 1,496 daily recoveries.

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Ten States/UTs have contributed 80.56% of the new cases.

Kerala reported 4,991 cases in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra registered another 3,524 new cases yesterday while West Bengal recorded 1,153 new cases.

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224 case fatalities that have been reported in the past 24 hours. 75.45% of them are from Ten States/UTs.

26.33% of new fatalities reported are from Maharashtra which reported 59 deaths. West Bengal also saw a fatality count of 26 while Kerala reported 23 new deaths.

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