No Covid Fatality in last 24 hours in 15 States/UTs, Says Center
Published On Feb 10, 2021, Updated On Feb 10, 2021
Shedding light on the weakening impact of coronavirus over the country, the Center informed that a total of 15 states and Union Territories have not reported any death due to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours.
According to the Union Health Ministry, over the last five weeks, there has been a steady decline in the number of fresh daily cases. Moreover, 55% decline in the average daily deaths has been noticed. Talking about the last one week, 7 states and Union Territories have recorded no deaths because of the novel coronavirus. It must be noted that the 7 states and Union Territories are Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram, Andaman and Nicobar, Tripura, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Lakshadweep.
VK Paul of Niti Ayog said, “Our country has recorded the world’s lowest figures in terms of daily mortality per million population over the last seven days. It is good news because covid-19 cases are also reducing. falling. In the last 24 hours, no death was recorded in Delhi which is also a good news.” He further emphasized the significance of taking precautions as countrywide sero survey hints over 70% of the population still being vulnerable".
It must be noted that in Delhi, the last sero-survey had highlighted that the city is rapidly moving towards herd immunity, with one in two persons carrying coronavirus antibodies.
Over the last week, the number of fresh covid-19 cases per million population was 58, a figure that is the lowest in the world. At present, the number of active cases is less than 1.50 lakh. The cumulative positivity rate is 5.35% and showing a decline as well.
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