Srinagar, July 27: The Union Health Ministry Monday said the recovery rate stands at 63.92 per cent in the country while total recoveries from Covid-19 Monday surpassed 9 lakh mark.
It also said that the case fatality rate has further declined to 2.28 percent in the country.
According to news agency Kashmir Indepth News Service KINS) the Health and Family Welfare Ministry said, “A total of nine lakh 17 thousand 568 people have recovered in India so far and 31 thousand 991 recoveries have been reported in the past 24 hours”.
The Ministry said, “Highest 49 thousand 931 new cases of Covid-19 have been registered in the country in one day taking the total number of cases to 14 lakh 35 thousand 453. Presently, the total number of active corona cases in the country is four lakh 85 thousand 114. In a single day, 708 deaths have been reported taking the nationwide toll to 32 thousand 771”.
Meanwhile according to reports Delhi stands at top position with 87.95 percent recovery rate. Ladakh, Haryana, Telangana and Assam are other top performing States and Union Territories wherein the recovery rate is above 74 per cent.
“17 States and Union Territories have better recovery rates than the national average of 63.92 per cent. Maximum numbers of people have recovered in Maharashtra followed by Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Andhra Pradesh. In terms of fatality rate, there are 29 States and Union Territories which have lower fatality rates than the national average of fatality rate. In the total active cases, 68.83 per cent caseloads are from Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh,” sources said.
Indian Council of Medical Research said that a record five lakh 15 thousand 472 tests of corona virus samples were conducted by the various laboratories within 24 hours. “More than one crore 68 lakh tests have been conducted in the country so far. Starting from less than 100 tests per day, a multiple fold increase in a few months was made possible by dedicated teams of research institutions, medical colleges, testing laboratories, Ministries, airlines and postal services”