India at top position in world in terms of Covid recoveries; recovery rate improves to 80.12 pct

India has occupied the top position in the world in terms of total recoveries of Covid patients. The Health Ministry said, India’s recoveries constitute 19 per cent of the total global recoveries. It said, more than 43 lakh 96 thousand Covid patients have recovered till date. The total global recoveries of the USA is 18.70 per cent, Brazil 16.90 per cent and Russia is 4 per cent.

The Ministry said, that the country’s recovery rate among the COVID-19 patients has reached to 80.12 per cent. During the last 24 hours, more than 93 thousand COVID patients have recovered. The constantly increasing recoveries have ensured that the actual caseload of the country has reduced and currently comprises only 18.28 per cent of the total positive cases.

India’s COVID-19 tally has crossed 54 lakh with 86 thousand 961 new infections being reported in a day. Presently, the total number of active cases in the country is over 10 lakh. The Ministry said, effective implementation of Centre’s strategic and graded Test-Track-Treat approach has led to higher recoveries and lower fatality. Currently, India‚Äôs Case Fatality Rate is at 1.60 per cent, which is one of the lowest globally. In the last 24 hours, one thousand 130 deaths have been reported taking the toll to 87 thousand 882.

According to ICMR, during the last 24 hours, more than seven lakh 31 thousand tests have been conducted. The total sample tested so far has reached over six crore 43 lakhs. The Testing strategy also ensured a steady expansion of the national lab network. Today, with one thousand 62 labs in the government sector and 712 private labs, one thousand 774 labs are providing comprehensive testing facilities to the people.

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