Indias COVID case fatality rate 2.15%, lowest since lockdown started

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New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): India’s COVID19 Case Fatality Price (CFR) stands at 2.15 per cent and is the bottom for the reason that first lockdown began, mentioned the Union Well being Ministry on Saturday, including it has been repeatedly taking place from round 3.33 per cent in mid-June.

“The whole variety of recovered instances is sort of 11 lakh. With 36,569 sufferers discharged within the final 24 hours, the full recoveries have jumped to 10,94,374. The restoration price stands at 64.53 per cent amongst COVID-19 sufferers,” mentioned a well being ministry press assertion.
With such a constant improve in recoveries, the hole between recovered sufferers and lively COVID-19 instances presently stands at 5,29,271. Lively instances (5,65,103) are below medical supervision, it mentioned.
As on 1 August, there are 1,488 devoted COVID hospitals with 2,49,358 isolation beds, 31,639 ICU beds and 1,09,119 oxygen-supported beds, 16,678 ventilators. As many as 3,231 devoted COVID Well being Centres with 2,07,239 isolation beds, 18,613 ICU beds and 74,130 oxygen-supported beds and 6,668 ventilators have additionally been operationalised. Furthermore, 10,755 COVID Care Centres with 10,02,681 beds at the moment are accessible to fight COVID-19 within the nation.
The Centre has additionally supplied 273.85 lakh N95 masks and 121.5 lakh items of Private Protecting Tools (PPEs) and 1083.77 lakh HCQ tablets to the States/ UTs / central establishments.
Within the first lockdown, India was below a 21-day lockdown to include the unfold of coronavirus within the nation from March 25 to April 14. At the moment, the nation is in Unlock-Three as a part of phased re-opening.
Based on the World Well being Organisation, CFR is a measure of the severity of a illness and is outlined because the proportion of reported instances of a specified illness or situation that are deadly inside a specified time.
India on Saturday reported 57,117 new COVID-19 instances within the final 24 hours, taking the nation’s coronavirus tally to 16,95,988, mentioned the Union Well being Ministry.
As per the well being ministry’s web site, there are 5,65,103 lively instances whereas 10,94,374 sufferers have been cured/discharged or have migrated.
A complete of 764 deaths attributable to COVID-19 have been reported within the final 24 hours throughout the nation, taking the loss of life toll to 36,511. (ANI)

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