India reported the lowest number of cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in a single day on Monday, with the country recording 22,022 new cases.
With the increase, the total number of people infected with this highly contagious viral disease in the country has reached 9,906,592.
With 352 deaths on Monday, the total number of deaths from viral disease reported in a single day was also the lowest on record. The total number of Covid-19 patients who have succumbed to the viral disease has reached 143,764.
The first death from Covid-19 in India was reported from southern India on March 12.
Last week, India also had one of the lowest daily cases and daily deaths from Covid-19 per million people, according to the government.
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About 158 cases per million people have been reported in the country as of last week. much lower than many other countries in the western hemisphere. Last week, 553 cases per million people were reported worldwide.
The active case count, which represents the actual burden of disease a country sees, was 352,586 as of Monday. The proportion of active cases in the total positive cases has fallen further to 3.57%, which is the lowest value in 149 days. The total number of active cases as of July 18 this year was 358,692.
“The daily restores that go beyond new cases have ensured a complete net reduction in the active case load. In the past 24 hours, there has been a net decrease of 3,960 cases in total active cases, “the Union Ministry of Health said in a statement released Monday.
The daily restores caused more than 7,000 new cases in the past 17 days. The total number of cases recovered is nearly 9.4 million, which translates to a recovery rate of 94.98%. The gap between recovered cases and active cases continues to grow and currently stands at 9,035,573, government data shows.
“It is observed that 75.58% of newly recovered cases are concentrated in 10 states / UTs. Kerala reported the maximum number of restores in a day with 5,258 restores. Maharashtra follows with 3,083 new restorations. West Bengal recorded another 2,994 daily recoveries, ”the health ministry’s statement said.
Also, 75.82% of the new cases are concentrated in 10 states and union territories. Kerala reported the maximum daily sickness rate of 4,698 in the past 24 hours. Maharashtra recorded 3,717 new cases while West Bengal reported 2,580 new cases.