Recovery rate among COVID-19 patients approaching 60 per cent: Govt

NEW DELHI: Government today said that the recovered cases of COVID 19 are now one lakh 20 thousand more than the number of active cases.

Union Health Ministry said, Collective and focussed efforts for containment and management of COVID-19 by the Centre along with the States and Union Territories have led to the recovery rate among COVID-19 patients fast approaching 60 per cent.

More than three lakh 34 thousand patients have been cured and discharged. During the last 24 hours, a total of over 13 thousand COVID-19 patients have been cured.

There are over two lakh 15 thousand active cases and all are under active medical supervision.

The Ministry said, the number of diagnostic labs is continuously increasing and the country has now one thousand 49 diagnostic labs dedicated to COVID-19.

These include 761 labs in the government sector and 288 private labs.

Testing is also being ramped up and as many as over two lakh 10 thousand samples have been tested in the last 24 hours. The total number of samples tested is over 86 lakh.

 

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