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  • COVID Recovery Rate improves to 78.86 per cent

    Published on September 18, 2020

    The country today registered the highest single day recoveries of 87 thousand 472 COVID patients. The Health Ministry said the recovery rate of COVID-19 has further improved to 78.86 per cent.

    The Health Ministry said, the total number of recoveries has reached over 41 lakh 12 thousand. The constantly increasing recoveries have ensured that the actual caseload of the country is reduced and currently comprises only 19.52 per cent of the total positive cases. Presently, the total number of active cases in the country is 10 lakh 17 thousand.

    The Ministry said, effective implementation of Centre’s strategic and graded ‘Test-Track and Treat’ approach has led to higher recoveries and lower fatality. Currently, India‚Äôs Case Fatality Rate is at 1.62 per cent, which is one of the lowest globally. In the last 24 hours, one thousand 174 deaths were reported taking the toll to 84 thousand 372.

    According to Indian Council of Medical Research, more than 10 lakh six thousand tests were conducted during the last 24 hours. The total number of samples tested so far has gone up to over six crore 15 lakhs. The testing strategy also ensured a steady expansion of the national lab network. Today, with one thousand 60 labs in the government sector and 704 private labs, one thousand 764 labs are providing comprehensive testing facilities to the people.