India's Covid-19 tally, fatality rate per million population lowest in world: Health ministry
Tuesday, 7 July 2020 India's total number of coronavirus cases and fatalities per million population is one of the lowest in the world, the Union health ministry said on Tuesday even as the country's infection tally went past the 7 lakh-mark and the death toll rose to 20,160.Referring to the ‘WHO Situation Report-168' dated July 6, the ministry said India's Covid-19 cases per million population is 505.37 as against the global average of 1,453.25.
The Union government shared some good news regarding the Covid-19 situation in the country. Rajesh Bhushan, an officer in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, said that the gap between recovered and active cases is progressively increasing with the number of cured patients around 1.75 times the...
The Union Health Ministry on August 04 briefed the media in Delhi, over the current COVID-19 situation in nation. Speaking in press conference, Ministry of Health, Secretary, Rajesh Bhushan stated that more than 6.6 lakh COVID-19 tests have been conducted in last 24 hours in the nation. Adding on it, he said recovered cases are now double of the active cases in India. He said, "More than 2 crore COVID-19 tests have been conducted, including more than 6.6 lakh tests in the last 24 hours. Recovered cases are now double of the active cases. The case fatality rate is lowest since the first lockdown."
With 24,850 people testing positive for coronavirus infection and 613 succumbing to the disease in a day, the highest so far, India's Covid-19 caseload soared to... IndiaTimes Also reported by •Mid-Day