The country’s COVID-19 recovery rate has reached 96.43 per cent as more than 16 thousand COVID patients recovered during the last 24 hours. The total number of recoveries has gone up to over one crore 92 thousand.
Health Ministry said, the actual caseload currently comprises only 2.13 per cent of the total positive cases. Presently, the total number of active cases in the country is around two lakh 22 thousand.
During the past 24 hours, 16 thousand 311 new cases were reported taking the total number of positive cases in the country to over one crore four lakh 66 thousand. The Ministry said, currently, India’s Case Fatality Rate is at 1.44 per cent, which is one of the lowest globally. During the last 24 hours, 161 deaths were reported taking the toll to one lakh 51 thousand 160.
According to Indian Council of Medical Research, more than six lakh 59 thousand tests were conducted during the last 24 hours. The total number of samples tested so far has crossed 18 crore 17 lakh.