India’s fatality rate falls by 2.5%:


  • The focused efforts of Centre and State/UT governments on efficient clinical management of hospitalized cases have ensured that India’s Case Fatality Rate has fallen below 2.5%. 
  • With effective Containment Strategy, aggressive testing, and standardized clinical management protocols based on the holistic Standard of Care approach, the Case Fatality Rate has significantly dipped. The Case Fatality Rate is progressively falling and currently, it is 2.49%. India has one of the lowest fatality rates in the world


Fatality rate:

The number of deaths from a specific cause is called a fatality rate.



A decrease in fatality rate indicates less number of deaths in the country, which implies that the recovery rate of the people affected by covid19 is high.


Source: PIB

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