India: COVID-19 Recovery Rate Crosses 90.62%
Union Government on October 27 said that India's COVID-19 recovery rate has crossed 90.62 percent as more than 63,000 COVID patients recovered during the last 24 hours.
The Union Health Ministry said that the total number of recoveries has gone up to over 72 lakh.
With a total of over 6 lakh 25 thousand cases active in the country, the actual caseload currently comprises only 7.88 per cent of the total positive cases.
During the past 24 hours, 36,469 new cases were reported taking the total number of positive cases in the country to over 79 lakh 46 thousand.
The Ministry said that effective implementation of the strategic and graded Test, Track and Treat approach has led to higher recoveries and lower fatality.
Currently, India’s case fatality rate is at 1.50 per cent, which is one of the lowest globally.
During the last 24 hours, 488 deaths were reported taking the toll to 1,19,502.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, more than 9.58 lakh tests were conducted during the last 24 hours.
The total number of samples tested so far has reached 10.44 crore.
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