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India's total COVID-19 recoveries cross the landmark milestone of 50 lakh COVID10
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India's total COVID-19 recoveries cross the landmark milestone of 50 lakh

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 28 Sep 2020, 04:07 pm

New York: India’s total recoveries have crossed the landmark milestone of 50 lakh today (50,16,520, the centre said on Monday.

With a very high number of COVID patients recovering every single day, India’s steady trend of posting high level of daily recoveries continues. 74,893 recoveries have been registered in the last 24 hours in the country.

India has witnessed a very high level of more than 90,000 recoveries every day in the recent past.

The total recovered Cases have outpaced active cases by more than 5 times.

With the exponential increase in the recoveries, there is close to 100% increase in recovered cases in one month.

The national Recovery Rate has further increased to 82.58%.

"15 States/UTs are showing recovery rate more than the national average," read a government statement..

73% of the new recovered cases are being reported from ten States, viz. Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Kerala, Odisha, West Bengal and Punjab.

Maharashtra leads the tally with more than 13,000 new cases of recovered patients.

The rise in total recovered cases from 1 lakh in June 2020 has been steep. The last 10 lakh recoveries were added in just 11 days.

A total of 82,170 new confirmed cases have been reported in the last 24 hours in the country.

79% of the new cases are concentrated in ten states. Maharashtra contributed more than 18,000 to the new cases. Karnataka contributed more than 9,000.

1,039 deaths have been registered in the past 24 hours.

84% of new deaths are reported from 10 States and UTs. 36% of deaths reported yesterday are from Maharashtra with 380 deaths followed by Tamil Nadu and Karnataka with 80 and 79 deaths, respectively.