Monday, September 28 2020

September 4, 2020

Deaths per million and cases per million for India are among the lowest in the world

New Delhi – India having 2972 cases per million population stands amongst countries having lowest cases per million population. The global average is 3359 cases per million population. India has recorded 49 deaths per million population, which is also amongst the lowest in the world said Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary, Ministry of Health.

More than 4.5 crore tests have been conducted till date, taking India to the second position globally in terms of cumulative testing. A record number of 11.72 lakh tests have been done in the last 24 hours. This apart, around 29.70 lakh patients have recovered till date.

Another record has been set on Wednesday (September 2, 2020) with the recovery of 68,584 patients which is the highest single day recovery. This has been stated by Shri Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in a press briefing on the actions taken, preparedness and updates on COVID-19, held at National Media Centre. In an important development of the bygone week, Ministry of Home Affairs has issued the guidelines for Unlock 4.0, further stated the Health Secretary.