India achieved a remarkable feat today by surpassing more than ten lakh recoveries from Covid-19. The Health and Family Welfare Ministry said, a total of 10 lakh 20 thousand 582 people have recovered in the country so far and 32 thousand 553 recoveries have been reported in the past 24 hours. With this, the recovery rate has improved to 64.43 per cent. The case fatality rate of corona virus has further declined to 2.20 per cent in the country.
The Health Ministry today said, maximum number of 52 thousand 123 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported in the country in one day taking the total number of cases to 15 lakh 83 thousand 792. Presently, the total number of active corona cases in the country is five lakh 28 thousand 242. In a single day, 775 deaths have been reported taking the nationwide toll to 34 thousand 968.
Meanwhile, the Indian Council of Medical Research said that a total of four lakh 46 thousand 642 tests were conducted by various laboratories in the last 24 hours. So far, one crore 81 lakh 90 thousand 382 tests have been conducted in the country. At present, one thousand 321 laboratories across India are conducting Covid-19 tests that include 907 government laboratories and 414 private laboratory chains.
AIR correspondent reports, the Central government in collaboration with the States and Union Territories’ government has adopted the strategy of aggressive testing, tracking and treatment to deal with Covid-19 pandemic.
Effective containment strategies and clinical management protocols have improved recovery rate and reduced mortality rate. In terms of recovery rate, Delhi stands at top position with 88.99 per cent recovery.
Ladakh, Haryana, Assam and Telangana are other top performing States and Union Territories wherein the recovery rate is above 74 per cent. Sixteen States and Union Territories have better recovery rates than the national average of 64.43 per cent.
Maximum numbers of people have recovered in Maharashtra followed by Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Andhra Pradesh. There are 29 States and Union Territories which have lower mortality rates than the national average of mortality rate of 2.20 per cent. In the total active cases, more than 69 per cent caseloads are from Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh.