COVID-19 recovery rate climbs to 96.32 per cent in country
The country’s COVID-19 recovery rate has reached to 96.32 per cent. During the last 24 hours, a total of 29 thousand 91 COVID patients recovered. Health Ministry said the total number of recoveries has gone up to 99 lakh 75 thousand 958. The actual caseload currently comprises only 2.23 per cent of the total positive cases. Presently, the total number of active cases in the country is around two lakh 31 thousand.
During the past 24 hours, 16 thousand 375 new cases were reported taking the total number of positive cases in the country to over one crore three lakh and 56 thousand. The Ministry said, currently, India’s Case Fatality Rate is at 1.45 per cent, which is one of the lowest globally. During the last 24 hours, 201 deaths were reported taking the toll to one lakh 49 thousand 850.
According to Indian Council of Medical Research, more than eight lakh 96 thousand tests were conducted during the past 24 hours. The total number of samples tested so far has reached 17 crore 65 lakh.