India has reported less than 50,000 new coronavirus illness (Covid-19) cases for seven days in a row, taking the full variety of cases within the nation to this point to shut to 9 million (87,73,479), in response to information launched by the Union well being and household welfare ministry.
India’s energetic case load, which is the variety of present optimistic cases within the nation, has additionally come all the way down to under 5 lakh, and stands at 4,80,719 as on date.
There has been a steady decline in common daily new cases for the previous 5 weeks; from round 73,000 new Covid-19 cases getting reported at first of October to the present round 49,000 cases from throughout the nation.
“New cases continue their downward slope indicating adoption of Covid-19 Appropriate Behaviour among the population, and effective containment measures by the State/UT governments following guidelines of the Union Government. The daily new cases on an average show a declining trend over the last five weeks,” mentioned the well being ministry in a press release.
“This trend has also upended the recovery rate to cross 93% today. The cumulative national figure is 93.05%. The total recovered cases stand at 81,63,572. The gap between the recovered cases and active cases that is steadily increasing, presently standing at 76,82,853,” the assertion additional learn.
The hole between recovered Covid-19 cases and energetic cases has been growing steadily, and the pattern of daily new recoveries outnumbering daily new cases continues for the forty second day.
Also, 75.38% of the new recovered cases are contributed by 10 States and Union Territories, and the same variety of States has contributed 76.38% of the new cases.
The 10 states reporting most Covid-19 cases to this point within the nation are Delhi, Kerala, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.
“Barring a few states, the outbreak overall is very much under control in the country. However, that does not mean we can afford to drop guard; it is extremely important to strictly adhere to Covid-19 appropriate behavior such as wearing a mask whenever stepping out, maintaining physical distancing and hand hygiene to keep the infection at bay. This is the key to cut the transmission cycle of the virus,” mentioned a senior well being ministry official, who didn’t want to be recognized.
“It is all the more important to be careful around this time when drop in temperature is feared to increase the risk of faster spread of infection,” the official added.