New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: Amid the surging number of coronavirus cases in India, the Centre has said that the the mortality rate in the country has remained less than half of the global average of 6.65 per cent while adding that the timely case identification and proper clinical management have helped India keep its mortality rate lower. The government also said that more than 3,000 people have been cured in the last 24 hours itself and the overall recovery rate is improving continuously and has crossed 40 per cent now.
As per the latest data available at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare website, the coronavirus has infected 1,12,359 people and claimed the lives of 3,435 while 45,300 people have been cured and discharged from hospitals.
Here are the LIVE updates on coronavirus pandemic in India:
7:44 am: Five more people have tested positive for coronavirus in Jharkhand’s Bokaro, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 308, says State Health Secretary Nitin Madan Kulkarni
7:22 am: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das to hold a briefing at 10:00 am today, reports ANI.
7:19 am: The government has also stressed that the mortality rate in India has remained less than half of the global average of 6.65 per cent.
7:19 am: Meanwhile, 45,300 people have been cured and discharged from hospitals.
7:19 am: The coronavirus has affected 1,12,359 people and claimed the lives of 3,435 in India so far.
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