India’s Covid fatality rate dips further

For the fourth consecutive day, India saw a record high in covid 19 recovery cases even as the fatality rate further dipped and stood at 2.28 per cent.

“Continuing the streak of more than 30,000 recoveries per day for the 4th successive day, 31,991 patients were discharged in the last 24 hours. This has taken the total recoveries beyond 9 lakh and the number currently stands at 9,17,567. The Recovery Rate is 64 per cent,” the Health ministry said in a statement.

It further said that fatality Rate has significantly dipped. The Case Fatality Rate is progressively falling and currently, it is 2.28 per cent, the Ministry said and added that the country has one of the lowest fatality rates in the world.

As a result of low mortality and more people recovering, the recovered cases exceed the active cases (4,85,114) by 4,32,453 on Monday, July 27.  The Ministry said that focused efforts of Centre and State/UT governments on early detection and isolation through aggressive testing and efficient clinical management of hospitalized cases have shown results with continuously falling Case Fatality Rate and improving Recovery Rate.



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