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At 82,961 cases, India registers highest single-day recoveries

At 82,961 cases, India registers highest single-day recoveries

New Delhi, Sep 16 (UNI) India logged its highest single day recoveries recoveries recorded after 82,961 Covid-19 patients were cured and discharged from home/facility isolation and hospitals in the past 24 hours, propelling the recovery rate to 78.53 per cent.
On Wednesday, against the 9,95,933 active cases in the country, the total recovered cases stood at 39,42,360.
A total of 90,123 new cases was reported in the past 24 hours in the country.
In the past 24 hours, Maharashtra (19,423 cases) contributed 23.41 per cent of the new recoveries while
the States of Andhra Pradesh (9,628), Karnataka (7,406), Uttar Pradesh (6,680) and Tamil Nadu (5,735)
contributed 35.5 per cent of the new recoveries, an official release here said.
Nearly 59 per cent of the new recoveries came from these five States.
Twenty-seven States/UTs are reporting recovery rate more than 70 per cent.
The seven-day moving average of the recoveries shows a consistent increase in the recoveries which is four times the number of active cases.
The gap between recovered and active cases crossed 29 lakh today -- 29,46,427. Recovered cases are nearly
four times (3.96) the number of active Cases.
While 70 per cnet of the total active cases were found in nine most affected States/UTs, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu comprised close to 60 per cent of the active cases.
With more than 20,000 new cases in the last 24 hours, Maharashtra is leading the tally followed by Andhra Pradesh (8,846) and Karnataka (7,576).
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