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India’s COVID-19 fatality rate declines to 2.25 pc; recovery rate rises to over 64 pc


PTI, Jul 28, 2020, 5:15 PM IST

New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 fatality rate is progressively falling from 3.33 percent on June 18 to 2.25 percent as on date, while the recovery rate increased from around 53 percent in mid-June to more than 64 percent, the Union health ministry said on Tuesday, July 28.

“With 35,176 patients discharged in a 24-hour span, the total recoveries surged to 9,52,743 and exceed the active coronavirus cases by 4,55,755, it said. “The COVID-19 case fatality rate (CFR) has reduced from around 3.33 percent in mid-June to 2.25 percent today,” the ministry said.

“India continues its march as a country with one of the lowest fatality rates in the world,” it said while underlining that the achievement was a result of effective implementation of containment strategy combined with house-to-house surveys, aggressive testing and standardized clinical management protocols based on the holistic standard of care approach.

The ministry said such an approach ensured that hospitals were left unburdened with supervised home isolation for asymptomatic patients.

Under the guidance of the central government, the state and Union territory (UT) governments have focused on reducing fatalities by effectively managing severe cases and prioritizing care of the high-risk population using field healthcare workers, leading to a decrease in the COVID-19 case fatality rate (CFR) across the country.

“The ramped-up three-tier hospital infrastructure along with prompt and seamless patient management has helped inconsistent increase in the recoveries,” it said.

For the fifth day in a row, India has seen more than 30,000 recoveries per day.

“The recovery rate among coronavirus infected patients has seen a sharp increase from around 53 percent in mid-June to 64.24 percent as on Tuesday,” according to the ministry data.

The actual active caseload is presently 4,96,988 and all are under medical supervision.

The focused efforts on early detection and isolation along with handholding of states and UTs by expert teams of AIIMS, New

“Delhi for efficient clinical management of hospitalized cases and periodic visits of central teams have borne results with continuously improving recovery rate,” the ministry said.

“With a single-day increase of 47,703 COVID-19 cases, India’s infection tally mounted to 14,83,156 on Tuesday, while the death toll due to the disease rose to 33,425 with 654 fresh fatalities,” the ministry data updated at 8 am showed.

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