A total of 42 thousand 836 fresh confirmed cases of COVID- 19 have been reported in the country so far. Out of them, 11,761 patients have recovered after treatment and were discharged from the hospitals while 1,389 patients have died.
Briefing media in New Delhi, Health Ministry official said that the recovery rate of patients from COVID-19 infection has gone up to 27.52 per cent. He also said that as many as 1,074 COVID-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours which is the highest number of recoveries recorded in one day,
He also informed that outcome ratio which indicates status of closed COVID19 cases among people who either recovered or passed away, has improved to 90:10 today which was 80:20 on 17th of April.