India's Covid-19 case fatality rate dips to 2.72%: Health ministry
Friday, 10 July 2020 From 2.82 per cent a month earlier, India's Covid-19 case fatality rate has declined to 2.72 per cent which is lower than that of many other countries, the Union health ministry said on Friday. It also noted that 30 states and Union Territories have a fatality rate lower than the national average. Also, there is an upward trend in the recovery rate which was recorded at 62.42 per cent on Friday. In 18 states and UTs the recovery rates are higher than the national average, the ministry said.
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