Fatality rate in the country is showing a downward trend from 3.30% to around 2.87%,says Health Ministry


Bhubaneswar: May 26: Recovery rate in the country continues to improve and presently it is 41.61%. A total of 60,490 patients have so far recovered from COVID-19. The case fatality rate in the country is also showing a downward trend from 3.30% (as on 15th April) to around 2.87% at present which is amongst the lowest in the world. The global average for case fatality is presently around 6.45%.An analysis of case mortality per lakh population indicates that India has about 0.3 deaths per lakh population which is amongst the lowest in the world against the statistics of 4.4 deaths per lakh population for the world. The relatively low death figures, both in terms of mortality per lakh population and case fatality rate, represent timely case identification and clinical management of the cases, informed by Government of India.

Total confirmed cases in India rose to 1,45,379. Till date, 60490 patients have already recovered in India and 80,722 cases are active.

Maharashtra has 52,667 cases as on today, followed by Tamilnadu (17,082), Gujarat (14,460), Delhi (14,053), Rajastan (7,300), Madhya Pradesh (6,859), Uttar Pradesh (6532), West Bengal (3816) and Andhra Pradesh (3110).

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