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At 2.18%, India's Covid-19 fatality rate among lowest; just 0.28% patients on ventilator: Vardhan

IndiaTimes Friday, 31 July 2020 ()
India's Covid-19 case fatality rate is progressively declining and now stands at 2.18 per cent, one of the lowest globally, while just 0.28 per cent of the total active patients are on ventilator, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Friday. He also said of the total 5,45,318 active cases, 1.61 per cent patients need ICU care and 2.32 per cent are on oxygen support.
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