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Steady Decline In Number Of COVID Deaths; Daily Fatalities Below 100 Now
New Delhi, February 15 (TNA) India has been recording a steady decline in the number of daily new deaths since 1st October 2020. 92 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, an official said on Monday.
Since October 1, 2020, the nation has seen an unabated decline in Case Fatality Rate. The Case Fatality Rate now stands below 1.5 (1.43%). India’s Case Fatality Rate is one of the lowest in the world.
More than 1.06 Cr (1,06,11,731) people have recovered so far. 11,016 patients have recovered and got discharged in the last 24 hours. India’s Recovery Rate of 97.31% is amongst the highest in the world. The difference between the recovered and active cases has grown to 1,04,74,164 today.
As on February 14, 2021, the cumulative number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against COVID19 in the country has surpassed 82 lakhs. 82,63,858 beneficiaries have been vaccinated through 1,72,852 sessions, as per the provisional report.
These include 59,84,018 HCWs (1st dose), 23,628 HCWs (2nd dose) and 22,56,212 FLWs (1st dose). The 2nd dose of COVID19 vaccination started on Saturday for those beneficiaries who have completed 28 days after receipt of the 1st dose.