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Recoveries surge to 36,24,196, 60 per cent of total recoveries concentrated in 5 states

NEW DELHI: With a record 81,533 people recuperating from Covid-19 in a day, India's total recoveries on Saturday surged to 36,24,196 of which 60 per cent of the cases are from five states, including Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
India's Covid-19 case fatality rate has further dropped to 1.66 per cent while the recovery rate has risen to 77.77 per cent, according to the Union health ministry.
Sixty per cent of the total recovered cases are being reported from five states – Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh, the ministry said on Saturday.
Maharashtra has alone contributed more than 14,000 and Karnataka has contributed over 12,000 to the new single-day recoveries, it highlighted.
Also, 60 per cent of the total cases are reported from only five states – Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh.
"These states have also reported the maximum new recoveries in the past 24 hours," the ministry underlined.
"With its focussed strategies and measures, India has been continuously reporting a high number of recoveries. The highest ever single-day recoveries of 81,533 have been registered in 24 hours," the ministry said.
Of the 97,570 new cases added in a span of 24 hours in the country, Maharashtra has contributed to more than 24,000 of the additional caRead More – Source

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