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India’s CFR continues to improve and turns to 2.28%

27 July 2020 | News

India has seen more than 30,000 recoveries/day for the 4th successive day and has taken total recoveries beyond 9 lacs.

image credit- shutterstock.com

image credit- shutterstock.com

 

The focused efforts of Centre and State/UT governments on early detection and isolation through aggressive testing and efficient clinical management of hospitalized cases have shown results with continuously falling Case Fatality Rate (CFR) and improving Recovery Rate.

With an effective containment strategy, aggressive testing, and standardized clinical management protocols based on a holistic standard of care approach, the Case Fatality Rate has significantly dipped. The Case Fatality Rate is progressively falling and currently, it is 2.28%. India has one of the lowest fatality rates in the world.

Continuing the streak of more than 30,000 recoveries per day for the 4th successive day, 31,991 patients were discharged in the last 24 hours. This has taken the total recoveries beyond 9 lakh and the number currently stands at 9,17,567. The Recovery Rate is 64%.

As a result of low mortality and more people recovering, the recovered cases exceed the active cases (4,85,114) by 4,32,453 today. Medical attention continues to be provided to all active cases in hospitals and home settings.

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