India’s total COVID-19 active caseload has dropped to 3.63 lakh on Friday, the lowest in 146 days, and is just 3.71 per cent of the total coronavirus infections according Union health ministry.
The country has also reported a trend of sustained decrease in the number of active cases. India’s present active caseload consists of just 3.71 per cent of India’s total cases.
About 37,528 people recovered from COVID-19 in a span of 24 hours and this led to a net decline of 8,544 cases from the total active caseload. The total active cases were 3,58,692 on 18th July, 2020.
The country has registered 29,398 new cases in a span of 24 hours and total recoveries are nearing 93.90 lakhs. The gap between recoveries and active cases, that is steadily increasing, has crossed 89 lakh on Friday and now stands at 89,27,085.
The difference new recoveries going past new cases has also improved the national COVID-19 recovery rate to 94.84 per cent, as on date.
79.90 per cent of new recovered cases were in 10 states and union territories – Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala, Delhi, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat.
Karnataka has reported the highest single-day recoveries at 5,076, while 5,068 people recovered in Maharashtra followed by 4,847 in Kerala.
Maharashtra has the highest average daily recovered cases in the past one week at 6,703, followed by Kerala and Delhi with 5,173 and 4,362 recovered cases.
Of the new cases, 72.39 per cent are concentrated in Kerala, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Haryana.
Kerala reported the highest daily new cases at 4,470 and is followed by Maharashtra with 3,824 cases.
A total 414 case fatalities have been reported across the country in a span of the last 24 hours.
Ten states and Union territories, Maharashtra, Delhi, West Bengal, Punjab, Kerala, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan account for 79.95 per cent of the new deaths.
Maharashtra recorded the highest number of deaths at 70 while Delhi and West Bengal followed with 61 and 49 daily deaths.