COVID-19 fatality rate in India stands at 2.15%, lowest since lockdown 1.0: Health Ministry

COVID-19 fatality rate in India stands at 2.15%, lowest since lockdown 1.0: Health Ministry

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New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: As India steps into Unlock 3, The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday has said that the case fatality rate of the country stands at 2.15% which is the lowest since the first nationwide lockdown was imposed due to the pandemic. Highlighting a huge decline in its percentage, the ministry said that the case fatality rate has been continuously reducing from around 3.33% from mid-June.

In a statement, the health ministry informed that out of the total confirmed cases in the country, total number of recoveries is inching near to the mark of 11-lakh which takes the recovery rate of coronavirus patients in India to 64.53%. As many as 36,569 patients have been recovered/discharged from COVID-19 and 764 fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours, the ministry said.

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