Nearly five million Covid-19 cases in India
New Delhi, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) India is about to exceed five million positive cases of Covid-19 while deaths due to the pandemic surpassed the 80,000 mark, however it has a high recovery rate of 78% and low lethality index of 1.64%.
India is also the second country with the most inhabitants infected by Covid-19, only behind the United States, where there are already more than six million infected.
Another 83,809 confirmed cases and 1,054 deaths were registered in India; the smallest daily increase in new cases in a week in the country.
The balance of the disease in India is so far 4,930,236 cases, 80,776 deaths and 3,859,399 patients discharged.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, more than 70 percent of the deaths in the country linked to this cause presented comorbidities.
The recovery rate for Covid-19 patients is 78.28 percent, while the case fatality rate dropped to 1.64 percent. There are still 990,061 active cases.
India surpassed two million cases of the disease on August 7th, exceeded three million on the 23rd of the same month and reached four million infected people on September 5th.
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