INDIA’S COVID-19 mortality rate is among the lowest in the world due to lockdown plus management of coronavirus infection cases: Health Ministry

With  gradually increasing number of cured people of coronavirus and containing spread of COVID-19 , India’s Ministry for Health & Family  Welfare claims the country has performed much better than other nations in terms of infections and mortality rate due to the pandemic. The recovery rate was about 43 percent. Briefing media, an official spokesman said during the last 24, three thousand 935 people have recovered and six thousand 387 fresh cases of Covid-19 have been reported taking the total number of cases to one lakh 51 thousand 767. A total of 170 deaths have been registered in last 24 hours taking the nationwide toll to four thousand 337. India performs much better as compared to global average in terms of the number of infections and mortality per lakh population due to COVID-19. Due to the lockdown and containment measures taken by the government, 10.7 cases per lakh population have been reported in India as compared to 69.9 COVID19 cases per lakh population for the world as a whole. The official said 4.5 deaths per lakh population have been reported for the world, while India has reported about 0.3 deaths per lakh population, which is amongst the lowest in the world. The COVID-19 mortality rate in India is among the lowest in the world at 2.87 per cent and attributed the timely lockdown and management of coronavirus infection cases as the main reasons.

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