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COVID-19 recovery rate reaches to 47.99 per cent in India

Updated: June 4, 2020 4:20 pm

The Central Government today said that the recovery rate reached to 47.99 per cent in the country and the total number of recovered people from corona virus reached to one lakh four thousand 107. During the last 24 hour, three thousand 804 people have been cured.

The Health and Family Welfare Ministry said nine thousand 304 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported in the last 24 hour taking the total number of cases to two lakh 16 thousand 919 in the country. This is the highest spike in new cases in one day since the outbreak of the corona pandemic in India. During the last 24 hour, 260 deaths have been registered taking the nationwide toll to six thousand 75. The fatality rate is 2.80 per cent.

The Indian Council of Medical Research, ICMR said that a total of one lakh 39 thousand 485 samples for coronavirus were tested in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of tests reached 42 lakh 42 thousand 718 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 710 laboratories across India have been given approval to conduct the test for Covid-19 including 498 government laboratories and 212 private laboratories’ chains.

The Health Ministry said that 952 dedicated Covid hospitals with one lakh 66 thousand 332 isolation beds, 21 thousand 393 ICU beds and 72 thousand 762 oxygen supported beds are available in the country. The Centre has also provided one crore 25 lakh N95 masks and more than one crore Personal Protective Equipment PPEs to the States and Union Territories.

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