India’s Covid-19 caseload dropped 30% last month

Even though India’s Covid-19 caseload rose to 94.62 lakh on Tuesday, there is hope as the total tally for November registered an overall 30 per cent decline in both new deaths and cases as compared to October. Total recoveries have also surged to 88,89,585.

The total coronavirus cases mounted to 94,62,809 with 31,118 new infections, while the death toll climbed to 1,37,621 after 482 more fatalities were reported.

New infections due to Covid-19 started to decline steadily since the first week of October.

A total12,78,727 cases were reported in November, a decrease from October’s 18,71,498, accounting for about 13.51 per cent of the total instances of the viral infection reported in the country so far.

The past month also saw 15,510 lives lost due to the disease, which is just around 11.27 per cent of the total 1,37,621 deaths recorded so far.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 88,89,585, pushing the national recovery rate to 93.94 per cent. The Covid-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.45 per cent.

The active Covid-19 caseload remained below five lakh for the 21th consecutive day.

India’s Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23 and 40 lakh on September 5. It went past 50 lakh on September16, 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, and surpassed 90 lakh on November 20. 

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