COVID-19 recovery rate reaches over 53% in the country

Srinagar: The Union Government Friday said that the recovery rate has reached to 53.80 per cent in the country and a total of two lakh four thousand 711 people affected with Coronavirus have been cured so far.

“During the last twenty four hours, 10 thousand 386 people have recovered from COVID-19. Presently, the total number of active Corona cases in the country is one lakh 63 thousand 248”.

According to news agency Kashmir Indepth News Service (KINS), Health and Family Welfare Ministry said, “A total of 13 thousand 586 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases to three lakh 80 thousand 532. This is the highest number of cases registered in a single day since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country. In one day, a total of 336 deaths were reported taking the nationwide toll to 12 thousand 573. With this, the case fatality rate reached to 3.30 per cent in the country”.

Meanwhile, Indian Council of Medical Research, ICMR said that a total of one lakh 76 thousand 959 tests of Corona virus samples were conducted by the various laboratories in the country within 24 hours. This is the highest number of tests conducted by the laboratories in a single day. So far, 64 lakh 26 thousand 627 tests have been conducted.

ICMR is continuously scaling up its testing facilities for COVID-19 by giving approval to government and private laboratories.
As of now, total 960 laboratories across India have been given approval to conduct the test for COVID-19 including 703 government laboratories and 257 private laboratories’ chains. (KINS)