At least 22 states together with union territories (UTs) have a Covid-19 positivity rate less than the national common which is at 8.19 per cent, knowledgeable the Union Health Ministry on Thursday.
These states include–Bihar (2.61), Gujarat (3.30), Jharkhand (3.82), Uttar Pradesh (3.92), Himachal Pradesh (4.93), Rajasthan (5.11), Madhya Pradesh (5.98), Punjab (5.99), Haryana (6.65), Odisha (6.71), Uttarakhand (7.13), Jammu and Kashmir (7.24), Telangana (7.38) and West Bengal (8.15).
While India is fulfilling the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) advise of 140 checks per day per million inhabitants, the nation is testing extra than 15 lakh Covid-19 samples every single day, stated the well being ministry.
(*22*) 12 lakh checks had been performed within the final 24 hours within the nation. With 11,94,321 checks performed within the final 24 hours, the cumulative checks have crossed 8.34 crores (8,34,65,975), it stated.
In one other row of achievements, 35 states/UTs have exceeded the suggested variety of checks. The national common of checks per day per million inhabitants stands at 865.
About 83,011 single day Covid-19 recoveries had been registered in final 24 hours as in opposition to 78,524 new confirmed circumstances. The complete recovered circumstances stand at 58,27,704. The hole between the overall variety of recoveries and lively circumstances has crossed 49 lakh (49,25,279).
Active circumstances within the nation are less than 10 lakh for the seventeenth day in a row. Presently, the 9,02,425 lively circumstances comprise merely 13.20 per cent of the overall optimistic circumstances.
A better variety of recoveries has aided the national restoration rate to additional enhance to 85.25 per cent, stated the well being ministry.
According to the federal government, about 75 per cent of the brand new recovered circumstances are noticed to be concentrated in 10 states/UTs. Maharashtra alone has contributed the utmost with extra than 16,000 single day restoration.
At least 78,524 new confirmed circumstances had been recorded within the final 24 hours whereas 79 per cent of the brand new circumstances are from 10 states and UTs. Maharashtra continues to be the state reporting a really excessive variety of new circumstances with extra than 14,000 circumstances adopted by Karnataka with practically 11,000 circumstances.
The authorities stated that a minimum of 971 Covid-19 case fatalities have been reported previously 24 hours.
Of these, practically 82 per cent are concentrated in ten state/UTs of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Chhattisgarh, and Madhya Pradesh.
More than 36 per cent of latest fatalities reported are from Maharashtra i.e 355 deaths.