COVID19 India: Observation from 14th September 2020 Data

A few observations from 14th September 2020 (National Data) on coronavirus pandemic:-

1. COVID19 new case count increased by 81,911 to the total of 49,26,914 on 14th September 2020 with 7-days growth rate of 2.04% and the doubling period falling to 34.3 days. For the last three days, daily counts are falling. Hope this converts into a trend.

2. The 7-days growth rate of the active cases was 1.64% with a doubling period of 42.62 days with the active case count of 9,89,860 on 14th September 2020. Active cases are continuously increasing everyday. The pressure on the healthcare infrastructure in India is increasing.


3. The overall positivity rate was 8.45% against the daily positivity rate of 7.63% on 14th September 2020. Daily positivity rate hovers around 8%. This needs to fall for a trend reversal. Total tests done were 10,72,845 with a cumulative total of 5,83,12,273.


4. The overall recovery rate increased to 78.27% against the world average of 72.26% on 14th September 2020. The daily recovery rate was 96.69%.


5. Case fatality rate has fallen to 1.64% as on 14th September 2020 against the world’s average of 3.17%. It has been consistently falling early April in India.


Rajeev Upadhyay

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