New Delhi: Continuing its record of lowest COVID-19 mortality rate in the world, India on Saturday registered Case Fatality Rate (CFR) of 2.15 per cent which is lowest since the first lockdown.
The country has been recording consistent reduction in CFR from around 3.33 per cent in mid-June, stated the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, adding that it has been possible due to the focused, coordinated efforts and the graded and evolving ‘Test-Track-Treat’ strategy employed by the Center and states.
With 36,569 patients discharged in the last 24 hours, the total recoveries have jumped to 10,94,374. The recovery rate of COVID-19 patients now stands at 64.53 per cent.
With a consistent recovery rate, the gap between recovered patients and active COVID-19 cases currently stands at 5,29,271 while 5,65,103 active cases are under medical supervision, the ministry said.
As on today, there are 1,488 dedicated COVID Hospitals with 2,49,358 isolation beds, 31,639 ICU beds and 1,09,119 oxygen supported beds, 16,678 ventilators. Moreover, 10,755 COVID Care Centres with 10,02,681 beds are now available to combat COVID-19 in the country, the ministry claimed.