India gets highest percentage of recovery rate, Russia, USA and other western nations fall way behind

Everyone is well aware of the novel coronavirus which originated in China has by far, spread in over 160 countries across the world. By far, the virus has affected over 5.8 million people globally and the global death toll has risen to at least 360,000. Thankfully, more than 2.4 million people have recovered from the deadly outbreak.

The entire world is fighting against the coronavirus pandemic. Some of the countries are one the verge of devastation. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, America, Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Iran, and India have gone from bad to worse. 

In India alone, the confirmed positive cases of coronavirus have surpassed 1.6 lakh so far, making India the world’s ninth worst-hit country by the deadly virus infection, while at least 4,633 people have died in the country from the infection. Thankfully 71,106 people have recovered from the deadly outbreak so far.

In this article, we will talk about the recovery rate of patients suffering from coronavirus disease. India is ranked 1st in terms of recovery rate of coronavirus patients. The recovery rate of patients in India has improved to 41.6% — the highest so far. According to the data released by the ministry of home and family welfare, 71,106 people have been discharged from the hospital after recovery so far.

India is the world’s first country to have increased its recovery rate of Covid-19 patients by 41.6%, whereas Spain has improved its recovery rate to 27.12%. The recovery rate of corona patients in France is 22.11%. In Italy, it is 16.91%. The recovery rate of patients suffering from Covid-19 disease in Russia and the US is respectively 12.35% and 3.17%.

In a way, India has got the highest percentage of the recovery rate of Covid-19 patients in the world. The total number of coronavirus cases in the country has crossed 1.65 lakh. The death toll in India increased to 4,633. India’s mortality rate stood at nearly 3%, one of the lowest in the world.

“When the first lockdown started, then the recovery rate was around 7.1%. The recovery rate during the second lockdown was 11.42%, which further rose to 26.59%, ” Lav Agarwal, joint secretary, health ministry said.

Maharashtra has become the most affected state by the coronavirus disease in India followed by Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Gujarat. The total number of coronavirus cases in Maharashtra has crossed 57,000. The state recorded the highest coronavirus cases in India. 

In recent times, India emerged as the 9th worst-hit country by coronavirus pandemic in the world. But it should be noticed that the country has so far reported a healthy recovery rate and low death rate compared to the other countries in the world.

Writer, historian, and activist Dharam Sikarwar is a very active author The Youth. He writes on national and international issues, environment, politics. He is an avid book reader as well.