On the 12th of September, India reported a massive rise in the single day cases of the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19.
In the past 24 hours, the Country reported nearly 1 lakh cases (97,570) new cases of the COVID-19 infection with 1,201 deaths.
Since the past few days, India is reporting a massive rise in the number of everyday COVID-19 cases. One of the major reasons for this could be aggressive testing.
India is reporting a minimum of 70,000 cases and a maximum of 96,000-1,00,000. Though the number of cases are increasing rapidly, the recovery rate also improved and mortality rate fell down.
According to the Union Health Department, India has a recovery rate of 77.77 % and mortality rate dropped to 1.66 %.
The Union Health Ministry, on the morning of the 12th of September, spoke about the COVID-19 situation in India and said, “The gap between the percentage of recovered cases and active cases progressively growing wide. More than 3/4 of total cases (more than 36 lakhs) recovered and discharged. Active Cases (less than 10.5 lakhs) only a small proportion (less than 1/4) of total cases.”
The Ministry further added, “(The) Centre led COVID-19 management strategies have focused on early detection through widespread, easy & aggressive testing; standardised quality and effective treatment in hospitals and supervised home/facility isolation and reducing mortality.”
Key figures of COVID-19:
Total positive cases: 46,59,985
Active cases: 9,58,316
The number of cases in India was updated on the official website of the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW.)
The everyday rise in COVID-19 cases is alarming for the Central Government, raising concerns that the world’s second most populated nation may soon surpass the total tally of the United States of America (U.S.A.)
The U.S.A., is the worst COVID-19 hit nation, followed by India and Brazil.
While the U.S.A., has 6.6 (6,636,266) million cases, India crossed 4.6 (4,659,985) million cases and Brazil crosses 4.2 (4,283,978) million cases.
Meanwhile, globally, The global tally of coronavirus cases stands at 28,664,533. While 21,588,493 have recovered, 919,801 have died till date.
Stay tuned for further updates.