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Data story: Kerala reports highest 24-hr jump; J&K adds 21% cases in 3 days

A set of graphics tracking how the number of coronavirus positive cases have moved on a daily basis since India's total touched 100 on March 15

Coronavirus | Health crisis | lockdown should be expected in order to prevent a second

Here are the key takeaways from the coronavirus data released by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Tuesday (May 19, 2020): India’s recovery rate improves by 40 basis points to 38.7%; death rate unchanged at 3.1%. India’s new daily closed cases at 2,484 — 134 deaths and 2,350 recoveries.

The share of deaths in total closed cases down marginally to 5.4% from 5.5% on Monday. In other words, the proportion of recoveries in total new closed cases has seen marginal increase on Tuesday. India’s 5-day moving average of daily ...

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First Published: Tue, May 19 2020. 18:53 IST