While we lead in global recoveries, India has the second highest number of cases after the US, and the third largest number of global deaths due to COVID-19, after the US and Brazil.
India’s recovery rate touched 90 per cent as of October 25 11:11 am, with 62,077 recoveries/ discharges in the last 24 hours.
The new confirmed cases stand at 50,129, as per data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoH&FW).
India continues to lead in global recoveries, followed by Brazil and the US. While we have the second highest number of cases after the US, and the third largest number of global deaths due to COVID-19, after the US and Brazil.
India’s testing lab network today stands at 2003 which includes 1126 government laboratories and 877 private laboratories. The Indian Council of Medical Research had crossed 10 crore tests on October 22.
The total active cases were maintained below the seven lakh mark for the third successive day, with active cases comprising 8.50 per cent of the total positive cases of the country standing at 6,68,154 while deaths are 1.51 per cent, at 1,18,534
The total recovered cases rose to 70,78,123, with the gap between recovered and active cases widening to crossed 64 lakh (64,09,969).
Less than 1000 deaths have been continuously reported since the last one week, with deaths below the 1100 mark since October 2, as per data from the states/UTs and the MoH&FW.
75 per cent of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 10 States/UTs viz. Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Uttar Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh.
Maharashtra leads the tally with more than 10,000 single day recoveries but also contributed the maximum new fatalities with 137 deaths.
Of the 50,129 new confirmed cases recorded in last 24 hours, 79 per cent are from 10 states and UTs. Kerala continues to report a very high number of new cases with more than 8,000 cases followed by Maharashtra with more than 6,000 cases.
578 case fatalities have been reported in the past 24 hours. Of these, nearly 80 per cent are concentrated in ten states/UTs.