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India's Covid Recovery Rate Among Highest In The World: Health Ministry

Latest News Updates: Since 1st October 2020, the nation has seen an unabated decline in Fatality Rate.

New Delhi:

India has been recording a steady decline in the number of daily new deaths since October 1, 2020, while the national recovery rate is amongst the highest in the world, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday.

“Since 1st October 2020, the nation has seen an unabated decline in Case Fatality Rate. The Case Fatality Rate today stands below 1.5 (1.43%). India’s Case Fatality Rate is one of the lowest in the world,” it said. The recoveries have surged to 1,06,11,731 with 11,016 patients getting discharged in a span of 24 hours. 

Meanwhile, The price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) domestic cylinder has been hiked by ₹ 50 per cylinder in Delhi on Sunday. A 14.2 kg gas cylinder in the national capital will now cost ₹ 769  (for non-subsidised cylinders) from 12 AM Monday onwards. This is the second price hike in the month of February, reported news agency ANI. Earlier, the non-subsidised liquefied petroleum gas prices were hiked by ₹ 25 on February 4, 2021 across the four metro cities.

The automatic toll plaza payment system FASTag will become mandatory from today midnight, the centre said on Sunday in a statement. Those who don’t install FASTag in their vehicles or have a tag that does not work will have to pay twice the fee for the category of the vehicle they are driving. To ensure smooth transition to the FASTag system, the government said all fee lanes in toll plazas on National Highways will be able to read the tags.

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India’s Recovery Rate Among Highest In The World: Health Ministry

India has been recording a steady decline in the number of daily new deaths since October 1, 2020, while the national recovery rate is amongst the highest in the world, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday.

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