- Recovery rate inching close to 60%
- Recovered cases are now 1lakh 20 thousand more than the number of active cases
Collective and focussed efforts for containment and management of COVID-19 by Government of India along with the States/UTs have led to the recovery rate among COVID-19 patients fast approaching 60%.
As on date, there are 1,19,696 more recovered patients than COVID-19 active cases.
Also, while there are 2,15,125 active cases, all under active medical supervision, 3,34,821 patients have been cured/discharged. This has resulted in the recovery rate amongst COVID-19 patientsfurther improving to 59.07%.
During the last 24 hours, a total of 13,099 COVID-19 patients have been cured.
The number of diagnostic labs is continuously increasing. India now has 1049 diagnostic labs dedicated to COVID-19. These include 761 labs in the government sector and 288 private labs.
Further break-up is as below:
• Real-Time RT PCR based testing labs: 571 (Govt: 362 + Private: 209)
• TrueNat based testing labs : 393 (Govt: 367 + Private: 26)
• CBNAAT based testing labs : 85 (Govt: 32 + Private: 53)
Testing is also being ramped up. As many as 2,10,292 samples have been tested in the last 24 hours. The total number of samples tested, as on date, is 86,08,654.
The National Blood Transfusion Council under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued the Second Interim Guidance to Conduct Blood Transfusion Services safely in the COVID-19 pandemic.
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