COVID-19 recovery rate improves to 40.31% in India
A total one lakh three thousand 532 samples of corona virus were tested in the last 24 hours. Indian Council of Medical Research said that the total number of tests reached to 26 lakh 15 thousand 920 in the country. Meanwhile, ICMR is continuously scaling up its testing facilities for Covid-19 by giving approval to government and private laboratories. As of now, total 567 laboratories across India have been given approval to conduct the test for Covid-19 including 396 government laboratories and 173 private laboratories’ chains.
Health Ministry said that at present, India has 63 thousand 624 active cases and these are all under active medical supervision. Of the active cases, only 2.94 per cent of the cases are in ICU. It added, 3 thousand 27 dedicated Covid hospitals and health centres along with more than 6 lakh 50 thousand Covid Care Centres have been identified. More than 2.81 lakh isolation beds and 11 thousand 387 oxygen supported beds have already been identified in dedicated Covid hospitals and health centres. Ministry said, government has supplied 65 lakh PPE coveralls and more than one crore N95 masks to the states. In addition, the government is involving epidemiologists at all levels in order to combat Covid-19.