1 lakh have recovered from Coronavirus in India
More than 1 lakh people who had tested positive for Covid-19 in India have recovered and been discharged so far. As per the Covid-19 bulletin issued by the Union health ministry on Wednesday morning, a total of 1,00,303 Covid-19 cases have recovered in the country so far.
In a statement, the Union health ministry said India's recovery rate has improved to 48.31 per cent while the fatality rate has dropped to 2.8 per cent.
According to the numbers put out by the ministry, 4,776 people infected with Covid-19 had recovered in the past 24 hours.
"The recovery rate is 48.31 per cent amongst Covid-19 patients. Presently, there are 1,01,497 active cases and all are under active medical supervision. The fatality rate is 2.80 per cent," the ministry said.
Among states, Maharashtra has the highest number of people (31,333) who have recovered so far. It is followed by Tamil Nadu (13,706 recoveries) and Gujarat (11,894 recoveries).
However, these are also states that have the highest number of Covid-19 cases.
A better measurement of recovery among Covid-19 cases can be understood from percentage of Covid-19 cases who have recovered in each state.
In terms of percentage, Andaman Nicobar Islands leads the tally in recovery rates with a recovery rate of 100 per cent. As of today morning, all 33 people who had tested positive for Covid-19 in Andaman and Nicobar Islands had recovered.
Punjab has the second best recovery rate in India (86.12 per cent), followed by Goa (72.15 per cent) and Chandigarh (71.09 per cent).
Overall, there are 13 states and Union territories that have a recovery rate of more than 50 per cent. These include: Andaman and Nicobar Islands (100 per cent), Punjab (86.12 per cent), Goa (72.15 per cent), Chandigarh (71.09 per cent), Rajasthan (68.65 per cent), Gujarat (67.51 per cent), Andhra Pradesh (62.10 per cent), Madhya Pradesh (62 per cent), Uttar Pradesh (60 per cent), Odisha (59.02 per cent), Ladakh (58.02 per cent), Tamil Nadu (55.74 per cent) and Telangana (52.78 per cent).