Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Covid-19: Recovery rate improves to 49.47 per cent 

Updated: June 12, 2020 12:07 pm

The Central government today said that the recovery rate from corona virus has reached 49.47 per cent in the country and the total number of recovered people is one lakh 47 thousand 195. During the last 24 hours, six thousand 166 people have been cured from this virus. Total active COVID19 cases in the country stands at  one lakh 41 thousand 842.

The Health and Family Welfare Ministry said, 10 thousand 956 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported in the last 24 hour taking the total number of cases to two lakh 97 thousand 535 in the country. This is the highest spike in fresh cases in one day since the outbreak of coronavirus in the country. During the last 24 hours, 396 deaths have been registered taking the nationwide toll to eight thousand 498. The case fatality rate is 2.85 per cent in the country.

Meanwhile, the Indian Council of Medical Research, ICMR, has said that a total of one lakh 50 thousand 305 tests of corona virus were conducted in the country by various laboratories in the last 24 hour. So far, 52 lakh 13 thousand 140 tests have been conducted in the country. ICMR is continuously scaling up its testing facilities for Covid-19 by giving approval to government and private laboratories. As of now, total 877 laboratories across India have been given approval to conduct the test for Covid-19 including 637 government laboratories and 240 private laboratory chains.

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