A record number of 34,602 people have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.
This is the highest number of recoveries in a single day since the outbreak of the Pandemic in the country.
With this, recovered cases of Covid-19 crossed the 8 lakh mark and stands at 8,17,209. And the recovery rate improved to 63.45 per cent in the country.
The Government said highest number of 49 thousand 310 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported in the country in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases to 12,87,945.
Presently, the total number of active corona cases in the country is 4,40,135.
In a single day, 740 deaths have also been reported taking the nationwide toll to 30,601.
However, the case fatality rate is continuously declining in the country and it reached 2.37 per cent.
Meanwhile, Indian Council of Medical Research, ICMR said that a total of 3,52,801 tests of corona virus samples were conducted by various laboratories within 24 hours.
So far, 1,54,28,170 tests have been conducted in the country. ICMR is continuously ramping up testing facilities in the country.
At present, a total of 1,290 laboratories across the country are conducting Covid-19 that include 897 government laboratories and 393 private laboratory chains.
AIR correspondent reports that in terms of recovery rate of coronavirus cases, Delhi is at the top with 85.63 per cent followed by Ladakh, Telangana, Haryana, Gujarat and Assam where, the recovery rate is above 71 per cent.
17 States and Union Territories have better recovery rates than the national average of 63.45 per cent.
In terms of number of people recovered from Covid-19, Maharashtra leads the tally followed by Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Telangana.
There are 30 States and Union Territories which have lower fatality rate than the national average of fatality rate 2.37 per cent.
In the total active cases, 67.83 per cent caseloads are from Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.