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At a time when India is fighting against rapid increase of Covid-19 cases, recovery rate in 19 states including Assam, Tripura and Mizoram has become a matter of respite.

These states have recorded good recovery rate than the national average of 63.02 percent.

Statistics from the Union health ministry said that Assam recorded a recovery rate of 64.87 percent, Tripura 69.18 percent and Mizoram registered a recovery rate of 64.94 percent.

The national capital Delhi has also witnessed a god recovery rate of 79.98 percent.

With 85.45 percent of recovery rate, Ladakh has been leading the list of such states witnessing good recovery of Covid-19 cases.

The series of pro-active, pre-emptive and coordinated steps taken by the Centre and the State governments for containment and prevention of COVID-19 has contributed to a gradual surge in COVID-19 recovery.

“Aggressive testing coupled with timely diagnosis has led to identifying COVID affected patients before they progress into an advanced stage of the disease; effective implementation of containment zones, surveillance activities ensured that the rate of infection stays under control,” officials said.

The norms and standards for care of Home Isolation along with use of oxymeters have helped to keep a check on the asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic patients without burdening the hospital infrastructure.

Officials said that such graded policy and holistic approach has led to the recovery of 18,850 people in the last 24 hours, taking the total cumulative number of recovered cases among COVID-19 patients to 5, 53,470.

Almost all the northeastern states have also registered a less fatality rate than the national average of 2.64 percent.

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