Meghalaya tops with recovery rate of 89.4%; Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim record no deaths

Meghalaya tops with recovery rate of 89.4%; Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim record no deaths

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Meghalaya’s high recovery rate of Covid-19 cases holds out a beacon of hope amid the grim numbers of a rapidly rising number of coronavirus cases in the northeastern states. 

However, the state now ranks top among ten in the country in terms of recovery as it had intensified all precautionary measures to prevent novel coronavirus in the state. 

According to data based on the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Meghalaya has 52 cases of the Covid-19, among which 42 cured and discharged, 9 are under treatment and 1 died. This is a comparatively minimum record of cases in the northeast and entire states of the country. 

As per data shared by Union minister of health and family welfare on Tuesday, Meghalaya’s recovery rate stands at 89.4 per cent. 
And in this way Meghalaya topped with a recovery rate of 89.4%, followed by Chandigarh with 80.2% and Chhattisgarh with 78.7% Covid-19 recovery rate. 
In terms of the number of deaths, the state’s performance is much better than any other states and Union Territories. While the death rate due to Covid-19 in India stands at 2.98%, is 0.64%, Meghalaya's rate is less than 1% of the total number of Covid-19 positive people in the state has died so far. 

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Gujarat tops this list followed by Delhi and Maharashtra. As per data reported by the Union health ministry till Tuesday morning, of 31,983 cases reported in Gujarat, 1,827 have died taking the Covid-19 death rate to 5.71%, which is nearly double the national average. The death rate of Delhi stood at 4.60%, followed by Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh with 4.5% and 4.21% respectively. 

Even Andaman and Nicobar Island and Dadar and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu have reported zero deaths so far. In fact, these states and UTs have reported very few Covid-19 cases too. 
Joseph, a resident of Shillong,  said, “It is good news for all of us  that our state Meghalaya  is doing the best in terms of recovery rate.” 

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