The total recoveries of COVID19 patients jumped to 13,28,336 on Thursday with 46,121 patients being discharged in the last 24 hours.

With such a consistent increase in recoveries, the gap between recovered patients and active COVID19 cases has reached 7,32,835.

The recovery rate has continued its upward journey to reach another record high of 67.62% amongst COVID19 patients, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday.

The actual caseload of the country is the active cases (5,95,501) which is 30.31% of the total positive cases.

The active patients are under medical supervision either in hospitals or in-home isolation, the ministry said.

The active cases as a percentage of total cases have seen a significant drop from 34.17% on July 24 to 30.31% as on Thursday.

Under the ‘Whole of Government’ approach, the public and private sector resources are combined towards the COVID19 response and management under the Centre-led strategy, the ministry said.

The ministry said the Case Fatality Rate (CFR) has been low when compared to the global scenario and it has been progressively falling.

The Case Fatality Rate stands at 2.07% on Thursday, the Health Ministry said.

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