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The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday, October 7, stated that 17 states and Union Territories have played a key role in helping the country sustain a high COVID-19 recovery rate.
In a tweet, the Ministry said that the national recovery rate has risen to 84.7%. The recovery rate in the seventeen states and UTs includes have been higher than the national recovery.
The list includes Daman and Diu; Dadra and Nagar Haveli (96.7%), Andaman and Nicobar Islands (93.8%), Bihar (93.4%), Andhra Pradesh (92.1%), Tamil Nadu (91.1%), Delhi (90.2%), Haryana (90.1%), West Bengal (88%), Uttar Pradesh (87.8%), Odisha (87.7%) Jharkhand (87.3%) Mizoram (86.3%), Telangana (86.3%), Punjab (86.1%), Gujarat (85.9%), Chandigarh (85.8%) and Goa (85.3%).
"India's total COVID-19 recoveries have crossed 56.6 lakh. This has boosted the national recovery rate to 84.7%. This sustained high figure is fuelled by 17 states/UTs reporting recovery rate higher than the national average," the ministry said.
India's total COVID-19 recoveries have crossed 56.6 lakh. This has boosted the national recovery rate to 84.7%. This sustained high figure is fuelled by 17 states/UTs reporting recovery rate higher than the national average: Union Health Ministry pic.twitter.com/9wOkwd8UMG— ANI (@ANI) October 7, 2020
India has reported 56,62,490 recoveries in an overall caseload of 66,85,082, according to data provided by the health ministry. While this makes India the second-worst affected country after the United States, it also has the highest number of coronavirus recoveries in the world, and a recovery rate of 84.7%.
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