A fresh surge of 60,975 new infections registered in the last 24 hours has taken India’s coronavirus tally to 31,67,323, the Union Health Ministry said this morning. The number of fatalities linked to the outbreak rose to 58,390 after 848 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours. A total of 66,550 patients recovered on Monday – the highest in a day – taking the total number of recoveries to 24,05,585. The recovery rate stood at 75.91 per cent this morning.
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There has been a steady decline in the positivity rate of COVID-19 despite an exponential increase in testing, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday, underlining that the number of active cases of the infection have reduced by 6,423 in a day for the first time.
Presenting a mortality analysis on the basis of age and gender, Health Ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said COVID-19 fatalities include 69% male and 31% female.
As many as 1,056 new COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths were reported in Jharkhand on Tuesday, said State Health Department in a bulletin. According to the bulletin, the total number of cases now stands at 32,174 including 10,077 active cases, 21,750 recoveries and 347 deaths, reports ANI.
As many as 1,973 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Assam on Tuesday, taking the total number of cases to 94,592, reports ANI.