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India's Covid fatality rate 2.6%, it's coming down rapidly: Health ministry

IndiaTimes Tuesday, 14 July 2020 ()
As the number of coronavirus cases crossed the 9-lakh mark on Tuesday, the Health Ministry said that 86 per cent of the total active cases were recorded in 10 states of the country.Addressing a press briefing, Rajesh Bhushan, the officer on special duty in the Health Ministry, said two of the most affected states are Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu which are contributing to 50 per cent of the total active cases (154,134 active cases).
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News video: Actual case load of COVID-19 in India stands at 3,42,756: Health Ministry

Actual case load of COVID-19 in India stands at 3,42,756: Health Ministry 02:02

According to the Health Ministry, the actual case load of COVID-19 cases in the country is only 3,42,756, as on July 17. More than 6.35 lakhs of the total cases have recovered taking recovery rate to 63.33%. Close to 23,000 cases has been cured in last 24 hours. India, being the second most populous...

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Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh continue to lead the coronavirus caseload of the country. Maharashtra on August 06, reported 11,514 new COVID-19 cases, which took the total number of cases in the state to 4,79,779. While Andhra Pradesh, reported 10,328 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. Total cases in the state reached 1,96,789 including 1,12,870 recoveries and 1,753 deaths. Karnataka also saw rise of 6,805 COVID-19 cases and 93 deaths in last 24 hours. 5,684 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Tamil Nadu and 110 deaths today.

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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."

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Different parts of Maharashtra face severe waterlogging and flood-like situation following incessant heavy rainfall. Waterlogging was seen in Vandana Cinema area of Thane district in Maharashtra. There is flood-like situation near Upvan Lake of Thane due to continuous downpour. India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted-'Generally cloudy sky with Heavy rain' in Thane on August 06. Speaking to ANI, the Municipal Commissioner of Thane, Dr Vipin Sharma said, "Thane Municipal Corporation area has been receiving very heavy rainfall since past 3 days, received 149 mm rainfall on August 05. We are alert. Assistant and Deputy Commissioners, Fire Brigade are on field." "I appeal to residents to not step out of houses unnecessarily," he added.

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