SunstarTV Bureau: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Saturday has informed that India’s cumulative Covid-19 positive cases rate has dropped to 5.79 per cent and there are only 2.15 per cent active cases out of the overall infections.
The Health Minister further stated that within five months time span, the national cumulative positivity has reduced from 8.93 per cent to 5.79 per cent.
According to reports, Bihar reported lowest positivity rate with 1.44 per cent while Jammu and Kashmir recorded the highest rate 5.58 per cent.
Other states and Union territories include Uttar Pradesh, Mizoram, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Assam, Punjab, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Odisha, Telangana, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Meghalaya.
According to ministry statement, India’s present active caseload consists 2.15 per cent of total positive cases. The total recovered case reaches to 96.41 per cent. Besides, the gap between recovered cases and active cases is gradually increasing and currently stands at 9,832,461.
Meanwhile, the number of persons infected by the new United Kingdom strain of SARS-Cov-2 in India has raised to 90, the MoHFW informed.