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Coronavirus outbreak: Recovery rate rises from 13% to 25% in 14 days

More than 78% who died had co-morbidities; 60+ age group accounts for 51% of deaths, 45-60 age group for 35% of deaths

Healthcare workers take a swab sample of a commuter-train worker during a test amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters
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Healthcare workers take a swab sample of a commuter-train worker during a test amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters

Ruchika Chitravanshi New Delhi
As India’s Covid-19 death toll rose to 1,075 and confirmed cases reached 33,610, the health ministry on Thursday said the recovery rate of patients had jumped from 13 to 25 per cent in the past two weeks.  Since Wednesday evening, there were 67 deaths and 1,823 new cases in the country. So far, 8,325 patients have been cured of the disease.
 
While the doubling average of cases in the country is 11 days, many states are seeing a longer interval in doubling of cases. In Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan, Jammu & Kashmir, and Punjab, the doubling is taking from

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First Published: Apr 30 2020 | 6:29 PM IST

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