India has reached a significant milestone in its fight against COVID as the active caseload of the country has fallen below 7 lakh for the first time after two months (63 days), while the total recoveries have crossed 69 lakhs, the Ministry of Health said on Friday.
The active caseload was below the 7 lakh mark (6,97,330) last on 22nd August, according to an official release. The total positive cases of the country today are 6,95,509. They comprise merely 8.96 per cent of the total cases.
‘The total recovered cases are nearly 70 lakhs (69,48,497). The difference between active cases and recovered cases is also consistently increasing and stands at 62,52,988 today.
The recovered cases are nearly 10 times more than the active cases.73,979 patients have recovered and discharged in the last 24 hours whereas the new confirmed cases are 54,366,” the Health Ministry said.