A major decline in fresh cases of novel coronavirus was recorded in the last 24 hours as newly detected cases came down to 75, 083. This is the fifth consecutive day when cases are found to be reducing from 97, 894 on September 17. Union Health Secretary Mr Rajesh Bhushan said that the decline in fresh cases has nothing to do with lesser testings.
This coincided with over 1 lakh recoveries in one day for the first time taking the country’s Recovery Rate to 80.86 per cent. The total number of recovered patients is almost 45 lakh while India’s case fatality rate is 1.60 per cent.
“On September 19 we had conducted 8.81 lakh tests and detected 93, 337 cases. On September 20 we conducted over 12 lakh tests and found 92,605 cases, on September 21 we tested 7.31 lakh people and got 86, 961 positive while on September 22 we tested 9.33 lakh samples and found 75, 083 positive….