The Union Government has said that India is registering a sharp decline in active caseload and number of fresh cases. With this, the recovery rate is continuously improving in the country and it now stands at 94.93 per cent in the country.
Briefing the media in New Delhi today, Joint Secretary of Health and Family Welfare Ministry Lav Agarwal has said that the country had registered maximum number of over four lakh cases on 7th of May and since then daily cases are continuously declining in the country. He said, almost 78 per cent decline in cases has been registered as compared to highest peak. He said, India registered over 91 thousand new cases during the last 24 hours. He added that a decline of 31 per cent in average daily new cases had been registered in last week. He said, there are 335 districts wherein drastic reduction in fresh cases have been witnessed.
Mr. Agarwal said, the continuous decline in active cases has been reported in the country and at present, there are over 11 lakh active cases in the country. He said, almost 70 per cent reduction in active cases has been recorded in the country in the last one month.
Mr. Agarwal also said, the recovery rate is continuously improving in the country. He said, the recovery rate was over 81 per cent in the country on 3rd of May and now, it has reached nearly 95 per cent. He said, daily recoveries are outnumbering daily new cases from the last 29 days. He added that 29 States and Union Territories have witnessed more recoveries in comparison to fresh cases in the last few days.