After reporting nearly 1,00,000 cases of the Novel Coronavirus everyday, since the past few days, India is reporting cases below 85,000.
On the 29th of September, India’s daily COVID-19 case count dropped to 70,589 with over 82% recovery rate.
According to the Union Health Ministry of India, in the past 24 hours, India reported 70,589 new cases and 776 deceased.
The updated figure regarding the Novel Coronavirus situation is available on the official website of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW.)
As per the MoHFW website, India has 61,45,292 positive cases, of which 9,47,576 are active cases, 51,01,398 recovered/discharged and 96,318 deceased.
On the 29th of September, the Health Ministry of India said, close to 100 % increase in recoveries has been witnessed in India in the past month.
The Ministry also informed over 82 % of the total patients have been recovered and discharged.
In a tweet, the Union Health Ministry said, “India has witnessed close to 100 per cent increase in recoveries in the past month. More than 82 per cent of total cases (exceeding 50 lakhs) recovered and discharged. Active cases (lower than 10 lakhs) a small proportion (less than 1/5th) of total cases.”
In another tweet, the Union Ministry said, “The commendable feat has been achieved through enhanced medical infrastructure, implementation of the standard treatment protocol, full dedication, and commitment of doctors, paramedics, and frontline workers.”
In addition, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR,) on the 29th of September, launched the National Clinical Registry for COVID-19.
The new portal will collect systematic data on clinical signs and symptoms, laboratory investigations, management protocols, the clinical course of the Coronavirus disease, its spectrum and outcomes of patients.
Speaking about the cases in India, the Union Ministry said, majority of new cases are being registered from five regions of India, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.
Stay tuned for further updates.