India'' s COVID-19 Death Rate Lowest Considering That First Lockdown: Centre


India's COVID-19 Death Rate Lowest Since First Lockdown: Centre

With 36,569 patients discharged in 24 hours, the total variety of recoveries rose to 10,94,374 (File)

New Delhi:

The country’s overall number of recoveries from COVID-19 has surged close to 11 lakh, while the case death rate has actually declined from 3.33 percent in mid-June to 2.15 per cent, the lowest given that lockdown was secured in March, the Union Health Ministry said today.

In the global platform, India continues to sign up and keep the lowest COVID-19 mortality rate, it stated and asserted that this is a testament to the focused, coordinated, pre-emptive, graded and progressing “test, track, treat” method and efforts of the Centre, states and Union Territories.

With 36,569 patients discharged in 24 hours, the total variety of healings has actually leapt to 10,94,374 on Saturday and go beyond active COVID-19 cases by 5,29,271 There are 5,65,103 active cases in the nation at present, according to health ministry information upgraded at 8 am on Saturday.

” The recovery rate stands at 64.53 per cent,” the ministry stated. “Focus on early detection through aggressive testing and reliable clinical management of the hospitalised cases have led to the constantly falling case casualty rate (CFR), indicating that India has been able to successfully contain the death rate of COVID-19,” it said.

While the CFR has actually been kept low, successful implementation of reliable containment method, aggressive screening and standardised scientific management protocols based on an extensive requirement of care method have led to a consistent addition of more than 30,000 recoveries daily, the health ministry stated.

It likewise said that three-tier medical facility facilities with smooth client management has actually guaranteed timely triaging and treatment. As on Saturday, there are 1,488 devoted COVID medical facilities with 2,49,358 seclusion beds, 31,639 ICU beds, 1,09,119 with oxygen support and 16,678 ventilators.

Also, 3,231 dedicated COVID Health Centres with 2,07,239 seclusion beds, 18,613 ICU beds and 74,130 oxygen-supported beds and 6,668 ventilators have been made operational. Additionally, 10,755 COVID Care Centres with 10,02,681 beds are now offered to fight COVID-19, the ministry stated.

The Centre has also offered 273.85 lakh N95 masks and 121.5 lakh individual protective devices (PPEs) and 1083.77 lakh hydroxychloroquine tablets to the states, Union Territories and central organizations so far.

India saw a record single-day increase of 57,118 infections, pressing India’s COVID-19 tally 16,95,988 on Saturday, while the death count climbed to 36,511 with 764 people catching the disease in the exact same duration.



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