New Delhi : Countrywide new infections in the past 24 hours stood at 60471 and deaths at 2726 - a gross decline that spells relief since outbreak of second wave be. The emerging statistics, according to observes, is indicative of current wave waning away.
Recovery rates meanwhile shot to 95.60 - a milestone in the past 75 days of the wave. 1,17,525 persons recovered from the virus in a day. Those under treatment nationwide figure to lesser than 10 lakhs - the lowest patient rate in the past 66 days.
60 percent of virus cases are reported from 5 states namely with Tamil Nadu in the lead. Others : Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
The national test positivity rate is currently 3.45 percent - now below 5 per cent since 8 days. In the 2726 deaths reported in past 24 hours, 1500 were recorded in Maharashtra.