The doubling time of Coronavirus infected cases has improved and while it was 25.5 days in mid-August, it has now been around 73 days. This information was given by the Ministry of Health on Thursday. The time it takes for doubling of cases of infected is called the time of doubling of Covid-19. The Health Ministry issued a statement saying that 81,514 people have recovered in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of people recovering has reached about 64 lakhs (63,83,441). It said, “While the doubling rate in India was 25.5 days in mid-August, the doubling rate has now been around 73 days (72.8 days).”
Steady increase in the recovery rate
The ministry said that it coordinated the work of the states, union territories under the policy of comprehensive and nationwide high screening rate, quick and effective monitoring, rapid hospitalization and adherence to standard treatment protocols issued by the central government. It said that it is also the result of the selfless service of physicians, paramedical personnel, advance front staff and all other Covid-19 warriors. It said, “At the national level there has also been a steady increase in the rate of recovery of infection which has gone up to the rate of 87 per cent.”
8 lakh 12 thousand and 390 people recovered
In ten states and union territories, 79 percent of new recovery cases are recorded. The ministry said that in Maharashtra, the number of cases to be cured in a day has gone up to more than 19 thousand whereas in Karnataka this number is more than 8000. According to the data released at eight o’clock in the morning, the total number of people infected with the coronavirus has increased to 73,07,097, while the death toll has increased to one lakh 11 thousand 266. The Coronavirus lead to the death of 680 people in the country in the last 24 hours. The ministry said the death rate of Covid-19 has come down to 1.52 per cent. The number of people being treated for Coronavirus infection in the country is 8 lakh 12 thousand 390 which is 11.12 percent of the total number.