Recovery rate of Covid-19 reaches 56.37% in country: Govt

The Government today said that the recovery rate of Covid-19 reached 56.37 per cent in the country and a total of 2,48,190 people have been cured so far.

During the last 24 hours, 10,994 people have recovered from Covid-19.

Presently, the total number of active corona cases in the country is 1,78,014.

As per the World Health Organization’s Situation Report-154, India has one of the lowest deaths per lakh population.

India’s average cases of death per lakh population is one while the global average is 6.04.

Health and Family Welfare Ministry said a total of 14,933 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases to 4,40,215.

In one day, a total of 312 deaths have been reported taking the nationwide toll to 14,011. The case fatality rate is 3.18 per cent in the country.

Meanwhile, Indian Council of Medical Research, ICMR said one lakh 7,233 tests of corona virus samples were conducted by  various laboratories in the country in the last 24 hours.

So far, a total of 71,37,716 tests have been conducted.

ICMR is continuously increasing its testing facilities for Covid-19 by giving approval to government and private laboratories.

As of now, 992 laboratories across India have been given approval to conduct tests for Covid-19 that includes 726 government laboratories and 266 private laboratory chains.

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