Coronavirus in India: 'No COVID-19 Deaths in 15 States, Union Territories in Past 24 Hours', Says Centre; 55% Decline in Average Daily Deaths in Past 5 Weeks

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New Delhi, February 9: No COVID-19 death were reported in 15 states and union territories of India in the past 24 hours. Meanwhile, states and union territories did not report any deaths related to coronavirus in the last three weeks, said Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary, Union Health Ministry. He further added, "55% decline in average daily COVID-19 deaths have been reported in last 5 weeks." India Becomes 3rd Topmost Country With Highest Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines Administered, Over 57.75 Lakh Beneficiaries Vaccinated So Far.

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India’s daily new cases continue to manifest a downward trend. 9,110 new cases have been registered in the last 24 hours. Low number of daily cases and rising recoveries have ensured a sustained fall in the Active Cases. India’s total Active Caseload has also dropped to 1.43 lakh (1,43,625) today. The active caseload now consists of just 1.32% of India’s total Positive Cases.

Statement by Rajesh Bhushan:

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A total of 1.05 Cr (1,05,48,521) people have recovered so far. 14,016 patients have recovered and got discharged in the last 24 hours. The difference between the recovered patients and the active cases continues to progressively grow. It is pegged at 1,04,04,896 today. India Showing Declining Trend of COVID-19 Cases Since Last 4 Months, Says Government.

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With a consistent rise in cumulative recoveries, India’s Recovery Rate has reached 97.25%, one of the highest globally. UK, USA, Italy, Russia, Brazil and Germany have lower Recovery Rate than India’s.

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India’s average daily deaths also continue to sharply decline. From a high of 211 in the second week of January 2021, average daily deaths have reduced to 96 in the second week of February, 2021, registering a decline of 55%.

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India’s case fatality rate (CFR) of 1.43% is amongst the lowest in the world. The Global average is 2.18%.

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As on 9th February, 2021, till 8:00 AM, nearly 62.6lakh (62,59,008) beneficiaries have received the vaccination under the countrywide COVID19 vaccination exercise.

Out of these, 5,482,102 are Healthcare Workers and 7,76,906 are Frontline workers.

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During Day 24 of the vaccination drive, 4,46,646 people (HCWs – 1,60,710 and FLWs- 2,85,936) were vaccinated across 10,269 sessions. 1,26,756 sessions have been conducted so far.

S. No.

States/UTs

Beneficiaries Vaccinated

1

A & N Islands

3,397

2

Andhra Pradesh

3,14,316

3

Arunachal Pradesh

13,479

4

Assam

99,889

5

Bihar

3,97,555

6

Chandigarh

6,027

7

Chhattisgarh

1,84,733

8

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

1,550

9

Daman & Diu

745

10

Delhi

1,19,329

11

Goa

8,352

12

Gujarat

5,05,960

13

Haryana

1,69,055

14

Himachal Pradesh

58,031

15

Jammu & Kashmir

61,035

16

Jharkhand

1,24,505

17

Karnataka

4,15,403

18

Kerala

3,07,998

19

Ladakh

2,234

20

Lakshadweep

868

21

Madhya Pradesh

3,79,251

22

Maharashtra

5,12,476

23

Manipur

9,989

24

Meghalaya

7,662

25

Mizoram

10,937

26

Nagaland

4,973

27

Odisha

3,15,725

28

Puducherry

3,881

29

Punjab

82,127

30

Rajasthan

4,87,848

31

Sikkim

6,007

32

Tamil Nadu

1,75,027

33

Telangana

2,29,027

34

Tripura

45,674

35

Uttar Pradesh

6,73,542

36

Uttarakhand

79,283

37

West Bengal

3,77,608

38

Miscellaneous

63,510

Total

62,59,008

81.2% of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 6 States/UTs.

Kerala has reported the maximum number of single day recoveries with 5,959 newly recovered cases. 3,423 people recovered in Maharashtra in the past 24 hours followed by 550 in Bihar.

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9,110 daily new cases registered in the last 24 hours. 81.39% of the new cases are from 6 States and UTs.

Kerala continues to report the highest daily new cases at 3,742. It is followed by Maharashtra with 2,216, while Tamil Nadu reported 464 new cases.

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78 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours. Less than 100 deaths have been reported since the last 4 days.

Five States/UTs account for 64.1% of the new deaths. Kerala saw the maximum casualties (16). Maharashtra follows with 15 daily deaths, while Punjab reported 11 deaths.

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Notably, The total number of global coronavirus cases has topped 106.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.32 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Tuesday morning, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 106,455,846 and 2,324,794, respectively.

(With agency inputs)