India’s recovery rate improves to 22% against Global rate of 29%

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Bhubaneswar:  India’s total number of COVID19 cases has risen to 27,892 including 872 deaths as on Monday morning. However, with more than 6 thousand recoveries, India’s recovery rate has improved to 22%, against the world recovery rate of 29%.

According to the data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the country’s active cases have crossed the 20 thousand mark for the first time.

While the number of active cases or the persons under treatment now stands at 20,835, the death toll has risen to 872.

On the other hand, 6184 persons have recovered so far from the deadly virus.

With the rising number of recoveries, India’s corona related recovery rate has further improved to 22%, while the death rate is stable at   3%.

Worldwide, the total number of cases is nearing the 3 million mark with more than 2 lakh deaths and 8.78 lakh recoveries. While the global death rate now stands at 6.6%, the recovery rate has further improved to 29%.


PM to discuss with Chief Ministers on Lockdown extension

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to discuss with state chief ministers at 10 am on Monday on the issue of lockdown extension. While the lockdown period will expire on 3rd May, several state governments have demanded further extension. While, Maharashtra has already extended the lockdown period in Corona hit urban areas like Mumbai and Pune, other states like Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and Punjab have also indicated that they are ready for an extension beyond May 3.

Apart from these states, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, TamilNadu, Telengana, Karnataka, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh have said that they would go with the centre’s decision.

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