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Active Covid-19 cases fall to 8.12 lakh in India

Active Covid-19 cases fall to 8.12 lakh in India”

However, infections are rising rapidly in states like Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.

The active cases of coronavirus infection dropped below eight lakh for the first time in one-and-half months, the ministry said.

The central team will help the states in strictly implementing containment, monitoring, testing, preventing transmission, preventive measures and improving treatment of COVID patients.

There was more good news in the regional town of Shepparton, in northern Victoria, where a COVID-19 outbreak had left three people infected and more than 400 of their contacts isolating.

Kerala now has 94,609 active cases.

The COVID-19 case fatality rate due COVID-19 was recorded at 1.52 per cent.

Similarly, Karnataka has 11,010 cases per million, with a recovery rate of 83.35% and positivity rate of 11.5%.

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There are 7,95,087 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 10.70 percent of the total caseload, while the recoveries have surged to 65,24,595, according to the data. It has 11,010 cases per million population.

There are 1,13,557active cases of COVID-19 (14.1 per cent of national figure). The state registered 9,060 cases and 150 deaths on Sunday, with Mumbai's share being 1,600 cases and 46 deaths.

So far India has reported a little over 73 lakh confirmed Covid-19 cases of which 63.83 lakh people recovered already.

The fatalities have come down below 1,000 for almost a fortnight now. The TPM is 38,605 with a positivity rate of 5.3 per cent, the ministry said. It has so far reported 7,43,848 cases and a death toll of 10,283. Yet, India's recovery rate continues to rise and now stands at 87.8 percent.

Total coronavirus cases in the worst-hit state of Maharashtra have crossed the 15.86-lakh mark.

As part of COVID-19 management and response policy, the Centre's sharp focus has been not only on containing the spread of the disease but also to reduce deaths and save lives by providing quality clinical care to the critical and severe patients, the Ministry said.

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