Coronavirus Live Updates: India experienced another one-day record jump in COVID-19 cases, with 28,701 new infections pushing its record to 8,78,254 on Monday, although recovery has further improved to 63 , 02%, according to the Union’s health department.
The recovery rate in 19 states and Union Territories (UT) is above the national average of 63.02%, according to the report. The death toll rose to 23,174 while 500 people died as a result of the infection, according to ministry data.
The number of recoveries stands at 5.53,470, while there are 3,01,609 active cases of coronavirus infection currently in the country, and one person has migrated, according to the data.
It is the fourth consecutive day that COVID-19 cases in the country have increased by more than 26,000.
The Center said on Monday that the coordinated measures it had taken with state governments had contributed to a “gradual increase” in the number of patients cured. He also said that 30 states and union territories (UT) have a mortality rate below the national average of 2.64%.
Here are the updates on the cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in India:
Twenty-four other people died from COVID-19 in West Bengal, bringing the total number of deaths in the state to 956, the Ministry of Health announced on Monday.
According to the department, 1,435 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in different districts of the state in the past 24 hours, bringing the infection to 31,448.
The number of active cases currently stands at 11,279.
Kerala has maintained good performances in containing the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Monday.
In a daily briefing, the chief minister gave details on four indicators where the state has performed well, namely death rate, spread of the disease, testing and recovery.
“Kerala currently has a fatality rate (death per 100 positive cases) of 0.39% compared to the national average of 2.67%, while the world average is 4.38%. The neighboring states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu have much higher case fatality rates. The number of deaths per million in Kerala is 0.9 compared to the national figure of 17 “, said the Prime Minister.