Photos: India’s Covid-19 fatality rate at lowest since eve of lockdown

The Union Health Ministry pointed out on October 27 that there are 14 states and Union Territories in the county where the Case Fatality Ratio (CFR) from Covid-19 infection is lower than 1%. A day after announcing that the national CFR has reached 1.5% and stood below levels recorded on March 22, the ministry now says that it aims to bring the CFR to 1% nationally and sustain it across the country. The ministry listed this goal on a day when India registered 36, 470 new cases, its lowest single-day spike since July 18.

Updated On Oct 27, 2020 08:38 PM IST
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Early morning cyclists and walkers at India Gate on a smoggy day in New Delhi on October 25. India’s Covid-19 Case Fatality Rate (CFR), the percentage of deaths among total cases of infection caused due to the coronavirus, has dropped to 1.50%, the lowest since March 22, the Union Health Ministry said on October 26. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 27, 2020 08:38 PM IST

Early morning cyclists and walkers at India Gate on a smoggy day in New Delhi on October 25. India’s Covid-19 Case Fatality Rate (CFR), the percentage of deaths among total cases of infection caused due to the coronavirus, has dropped to 1.50%, the lowest since March 22, the Union Health Ministry said on October 26. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

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A girl reacts to a health worker taking a swab sample at Kilkari Rainbow Home for Girls in New Delhi on October 25. The health ministry in a statement on October 27 said that the aim for the country now is to achieve a CFR of less than 1% and then sustain it at that level. (Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 27, 2020 08:38 PM IST

A girl reacts to a health worker taking a swab sample at Kilkari Rainbow Home for Girls in New Delhi on October 25. The health ministry in a statement on October 27 said that the aim for the country now is to achieve a CFR of less than 1% and then sustain it at that level. (Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)

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People shop at a jewellery store in Pune on October 25. There are 14 states and union territories including Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Bihar, Odisha, Assam and Kerala where the Case Fatality Ratio (CFR) is lower than 1%, the ministry noted. (Rahul Raut / HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 27, 2020 08:38 PM IST

People shop at a jewellery store in Pune on October 25. There are 14 states and union territories including Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Bihar, Odisha, Assam and Kerala where the Case Fatality Ratio (CFR) is lower than 1%, the ministry noted. (Rahul Raut / HT Photo)

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People stream past vegetable vendors in a market at Daryaganj in New Delhi on October 26. India also registered its sharpest fall in its daily novel coronavirus cases in three months with the country logging a 36,470 new infections in the last 24 hours. The overall caseload is now at 7,946,429, the Union Health Ministry’s dashboard showed on October 27. (Manvender Vashist / PTI)
Updated on Oct 27, 2020 08:38 PM IST

People stream past vegetable vendors in a market at Daryaganj in New Delhi on October 26. India also registered its sharpest fall in its daily novel coronavirus cases in three months with the country logging a 36,470 new infections in the last 24 hours. The overall caseload is now at 7,946,429, the Union Health Ministry’s dashboard showed on October 27. (Manvender Vashist / PTI)

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People out at Sadar Bazar market on the eve of Dussehra festival at Jacobpura in Gurugram on October 24. Recoveries in the last 24 hours rose by 63,842--way higher than new infections--to reach 7,201,070 or 90.23% of the total cases. (Parveen Kumar / HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 27, 2020 08:38 PM IST

People out at Sadar Bazar market on the eve of Dussehra festival at Jacobpura in Gurugram on October 24. Recoveries in the last 24 hours rose by 63,842--way higher than new infections--to reach 7,201,070 or 90.23% of the total cases. (Parveen Kumar / HT Photo)

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People wait in a queue to buy onions at a shop selling them at subsidized rates in Vijayawada on October 26. These latest numbers come amid a steep fall in the country’s new daily Covid-19 cases over the last few days. The previous spike of 45,149 was the lowest since that on July 23, when 45,720 infections were reported. (PTI)
Updated on Oct 27, 2020 08:38 PM IST

People wait in a queue to buy onions at a shop selling them at subsidized rates in Vijayawada on October 26. These latest numbers come amid a steep fall in the country’s new daily Covid-19 cases over the last few days. The previous spike of 45,149 was the lowest since that on July 23, when 45,720 infections were reported. (PTI)

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People exercise in a gym after they were allowed to reopen under latest unlock guidelines, in Thane on October 26. The health ministry has attributed these declines to “ramped up medical infrastructure, effective clinical management based on a Standard Treatment Protocol, skill enhancement of ICU doctors and use of non-invasive oxygen.” (PTI)
Updated on Oct 27, 2020 08:38 PM IST

People exercise in a gym after they were allowed to reopen under latest unlock guidelines, in Thane on October 26. The health ministry has attributed these declines to “ramped up medical infrastructure, effective clinical management based on a Standard Treatment Protocol, skill enhancement of ICU doctors and use of non-invasive oxygen.” (PTI)

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A tableau depicting corona warriors seen during the Dasara celebrations at Mysuru Palace in Mysuru on October 26. India’s current Covid-19 caseload stands at the second-highest after the United States but the country is experiencing a decline from its first wave peaks whereas rising cases in the US spell a third wave of infections. (PTI)
Updated on Oct 27, 2020 08:38 PM IST

A tableau depicting corona warriors seen during the Dasara celebrations at Mysuru Palace in Mysuru on October 26. India’s current Covid-19 caseload stands at the second-highest after the United States but the country is experiencing a decline from its first wave peaks whereas rising cases in the US spell a third wave of infections. (PTI)

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