Although the recovery rate across Indian states is over 90%—the pan-India rate is 96%
While India had crossed the one-crore-Covid-infections mark in December, on Thursday, the country registered over one crore recoveries. Although the recovery rate across Indian states is over 90%—the pan-India rate is 96%—Kerala has the lowest recovery rate, at 91.4%.
Daily deaths have come down drastically from last month; India, earlier this week, registered a total of 1.5 lakh deaths from Covid-19.
Maharashtra, with 66 daily deaths, had the highest tally amongst all states, followed by West Bengal and Kerala.
In terms of case fatality rate, Punjab fares the worst with a rate of 3.3%, In contrast, case fatality rate in India was 1.45%.
With vaccine distribution soon to start—the Union health ministry plans to administer vaccines to 30 crore people in Phase one by July—deaths are expected to reduce further.