Daily recoveries exceed fresh Covid cases for eighth day in India: Health Ministry

New Delhi : With 3,57,295 recoveries recorded in the last 24 hours, India’s daily recoveries outnumbered the new Covid cases for the eighth consecutive day, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Friday.

‘The country’s cumulative recoveries have reached 2,27,12,735 today. The National Recovery Rate has grown further to touch 87.25 per cent. Ten states account for 74.55 per cent of the new recoveries,’ a Ministry release said.

Meanwhile, in another positive development, India has recorded less than 3 lakh new cases for five consecutive days now. A total of 2,59,551 daily new cases were registered in the last 24 hours.

As per the statement, ten states reported 76.66 per cent of the new cases in the same period. Tamil Nadu has reported the highest daily new cases at 35,579, followed by Kerala with 30,491 new cases.

On the other hand, India’s total Active Caseload has decreased to 30,27,925 today. A net decline of 1,01,953 is witnessed in the last 24 hours. It now comprises 11.63 per cent of the country’s total positive cases. Eight states cumulatively account for 69.47 per cent of India’s total active cases, the statement read.

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