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India's coronavirus-related death rate decreases to 2.43%

India is now one of the nations with the lowest death rates in the world linked to Covid-19, with a drop from 2.97% realised in the last few weeks.

India's coronavirus-related death rate decreases to 2.43%
INDRANIL MUKHERJEE AFP

The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday stated that India's fatality rate related to Covid-19 cases has decreased from 2.97% to 2.43% in the last 20 days.

India's lower Covid-19 death rate

The coronavirus-related death rate was 2.97% on 1 July but has now dropped down to 2.43% according to the data released by the Indian Ministry of Health.

The Health Ministry confirmed that with each passing day, active cases proportion is constantly decreasing, with the recovery rate surging.

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As of Tuesday morning, the number of active cases reported by India is 4,02,529, while the number of recovered patients stands at 7,24,577 which is almost 1.8 times the active ones.

The ministry also noted that more than 19 states and UTs conduct 140 tests on a daily basis for each million individuals, with some states carrying out more tests, like GOA where 1333 tests are conducted daily to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Many Indian states and districts have been taking serious measures lately in their battle with Covid-19, such as imposing complete lockdown with some states resorting to implementing night curfew.

Since the pandemic outbreak, India has reported 11,55,19 confirmed Covid-19 cases so far, of which 28084 cases died of the virus complications.

Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Delhi have been the most seriously-hit spots by the virus.

A Seroprevalence study conducted in the capital Delhi has discovered that around 22-23% of Delhi population has been infected with the virus, which led doctors to believe that India is in a good position as 23% Delhiites have developed an anti-body, which might help pave the way to control the virus spread in the future.