COVID-19 recovery rate touches 59.43%

Nearly 1 lakh 30 thousand more recovered cases than the active cases

New Delhi: Currently there are 1,27,864 recovered COVID-19 cases in India which is more than the active cases, as on date. This has resulted in the recovery rate further increasing to 59.43%. During the last 24 hours, a total of 13,157 COVID-19 patients have been cured, taking the cumulative figure to 3,47,978. Presently, there are 2,20,114 active cases and all are under medical supervision.
The outcome has certainly been impacted positively by the coordinated steps taken by the Government of India along with States/UTs for prevention, containment, and management of COVID-19. As per the union health ministry, the testing lab network in the country is being further strengthened.
With 764 labs in the government sector and 292 private labs, there are as many as 1056  labs in the country.These include Real-Time RT PCR based testing labs: 576 (Govt: 365 + Private: 211); TrueNat based testing labs: 394 (Govt: 367 + Private: 27); and CBNAAT based testing labs: 86 (Govt: 32 + Private: 54).
There has been steady rise in the samples tested very day; during the last 24 hours, 2,17,931 samples have been tested. The cumulative number of samples tested, as on date, is 88,26,585.
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In case of any queries on COVID-19, please call at the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare helpline no.: +91-11-23978046 or 1075 (Toll-free). A list of helpline numbers of States/UTs on COVID-19 is also available here.