National COVID-19 recovery rate improves to 94.89 per cent

The country’s COVID-19 recovery rate has reached around 94.89 per cent. During the last 24 hours, 33 thousand 494 COVID patients have recovered. The Health Ministry said, total number of recoveries has gone up to over 93 lakh 24 thousand. The actual caseload currently comprises only 3.66 per cent of the total positive cases. Presently, the total number of active cases in the country is 3 lakh 59 thousand 819.

In the last 24 hours, over 30 thousand new cases were reported taking the total number of positive cases in the country to over 98 lakh 26 thousand.

The Ministry said that effective implementation of the strategic and graded Test, Track and Treat approach has led to higher recoveries and lower fatality. Currently, India’s Case Fatality Rate is 1.45 per cent, which is one of the lowest globally. During the last 24 hours, 442 deaths were reported taking the Covid related death toll to one lakh 42 thousand 628.

According to Indian Council of Medical Research, more than 10 lakh 65 thousand tests were conducted during the last 24 hours. The total number of samples tested so far has reached over 15 crore 26 lakh. 

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