India’s corona cases fatality rate reduces below 2.5%

India’s coronavirus cases fatality rate is consistently falling and also is currently at around 2.49 percent, as the Union Health Ministry told on Sunday that is one of the lowest in the world.
According to a Health Ministry statement, the case fatality rate (i.e. CFR) has been fallen below around 2.5 percent for the first time very well.


India’s COVID-19 case fatality rate has been declined from around 3.2 percent around May 12 to around 2.82 percent around June 1. It declined further to around 2.72 percent on July 10 and to around 2.49 percent at present as well.


The ministry told as the coronavirus infection tally that surged to around 10,77,618 and also the death count rose to around 26,816 on Sunday as well.

Under the proper guidance of the Centre, the state and also UT govts have been ramped up testing and the hospital infrastructure by combining the public and private sector efforts, as the ministry stated.


Many states have been conducted population surveys to map and also identify the vulnerable population as like the elderly, pregnant women, and also those with comorbidities as well.

This, with the help of the technological solutions such as mobile applications, that has been assured keeping the high-risk population under continuous observation, thus aiding early identification, the timely clinical treatment, and also reducing fatalities, as the ministry told.

India saw a record single-day jump of around 38,902 COVID-19 cases pushing its tally to around 10,77,618 on Sunday, whereas the death count because of the disease rose to 26,816 with around 543 fatalities being ideally reported in 24 hours, as according to the health ministry data updated at 8 AM as well.

The country’s testing infrastructure has been substantially ramped up very well. The Rapid Antigen Point of Care (i.e. POC) Test, coupled with the facilitation of the widespread gold-standard RT-PCR based upon testing by the states and also UTs, has been resulted in a surge in the number of the samples tested as well. A total of around 3,58,127 samples were ideally tested on Saturday also.

With a total of around 1,37,91,869 samples has been tested so far, the testing per million (i.e. TPM) for India has been reached around 9994.1, as the ministry told.

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