Bhubaneswar: October 17: India has leaped across a significant milestone in its fight against COVID. The active caseload of the country has fallen below 8 lakh for the first time after one and a half months.
The total positive cases of the country today are 7,95,087.They comprise merely 10.70% of the total cases. The active caseload was below the 8L mark (7,85,996) last on 1st September.
With a high number of COVID patients recovering every day, India’s steady trend of registering dipping active cases continues.
India is also reporting a high number of recoveries. The total recovered cases have crossed 65 lakhs (65,24,595).The difference between active cases and recovered cases is consistently increasing and stands at 57,29,508 today.
70,816 patients have recovered and discharged in the last 24 hours whereas the new confirmed cases are 62,212. The national Recovery Rate has further grown to 87.78%
837 case fatalities have been reported in the past 24 hours. Total death toll increased to 1,12,998. India is the only country with the highest recoveries and continues to have one of the lowest fatality rates globally. Today it stands at 1.52%. (Inputs from PIB)