India records highest single-day recoveries from Covid19.
India records highest single-day recoveries from Covid19 on Sunday. A total of 36,145 patients recovered from Covid19 in the last 24 hours. According to the Health Ministry, with this highest single-day recoveries India’s recovery rate now stands at 63.92 percent. Total number of recovered/discharged patients in India climbed to 8,85,576 today.
As of Sunday morning, India’s Covid19 tally nears 14 lakh mark. Currently, India’s Covid19 count stands at 13,85,522 including 48,661 new positive cases in the last 24 hours. The matter of relief is that more patients are recovering thus widening the gap between active cases and recovered cases.
The gap between active Covid19 cases and recovered cases crosses the 4 lakh mark with a huge amount of recoveries in a single day. Now the difference between active cases and recovered cases stands at 4,17,694. Active Covid19 cases in the country currently stands at 4,67,882 which makes recovered cases 1.89 times of active cases.
Record Single-day Testing.
Apart from record single-day recoveries, India also witnesses a record single-day testing of Covid19. More than 4,40,000 tests are conducted , setting a record for the country. This indicates that India’s capacity of testing for Covid19 is improving day by day. The Central government also stresses and advises for effective implementation of “Test, Track and Treat” to the state/UT governments.
A total of 4,42,263 samples are tested in the span of 24 hours. With this new record, the number of Tests Per Million (TPM) increases to 11,805 and cumulative testing to 1,62,91,331. The Health Ministry also highlights that for the first time, government labs have set a new record of testing 3,62,153 samples in a single day. While private labs too have tested 79,878 samples setting a new record.
“As a result, the case fatality rate is progressively falling and currently, it is 2.31 per cent. India has one of the lowest fatality rates in the world,” says the Health Ministry.