Published On: Wed, Sep 2nd, 2020

54 per cent COVID-19 cases in 18-44 age group, 51 per cent deaths among those over 60 years: Health Ministry

New Delhi [India], September 2 (ANI): Fifty-four per cent of the total coronavirus cases in India were reported among people from 18 to 44 years of age while patients in 60 years and above bracket account for 51 per cent deaths, according to the data released by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

51 per cent fatalities and 12 per cent cases were reported in the age group of 60 and above.

“54% #COVID19 cases are in the 18-44 years age group but 51% deaths are in the 60 years and above age group,” MOHFW tweeted.
According to the Ministry, there are 8 per cent cases and 1 per cent deaths below 17 years of age.

14 per cent of total coronavirus cases in India and 1 per cent of deaths recorded among the 18-25 age group.

In the 26-44 age bracket, 40 per cent cases were reported and 11 per cent deaths.

36 per cent deaths and 26 per cent cases were registered among people from 45 to 60 years of age.

51 per cent fatalities and 12 per cent cases were reported in the age group of 60 and above.

On Tuesday, the Union Health Ministry informed that the number of recovered patients has grown 4 times from the first week of July to the last week of August 2020.

As many as 78,357 new COVID-19 positive cases and 1,045 deaths were reported in the country on Wednesday, according to the Union Health Ministry.
India’s COVID-19 case tally reached 37,69,524 including 8,01,282 active cases, 29,01,909 cured/discharged/migrated.


Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by The Sen Times staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: ANI


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