The cumulative share of active COVID cases in the country has declined to comprise nearly 16.76 per cent of the total reported cases. The Health Ministry has said that currently over 37 lakh 36 thousand people are reported to be suffering from the viral pandemic and are either hospitalised or under home isolation.
In the last 24 hours, 4 lakh 3 thousand 738 new COVID-19 cases were registered in the country. With this, the recovery rate has further improved to stand at 82.15 per cent.
Since yesterday over 3 lakh 86 thousand people were discharged from Hospitals or were reported to have completely recovered. So far, over 1 crore 83 lakh people have recovered from the COVID-19 infection in the country.
Ten States including Maharashtra, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat & Kerala continue to be major hotspots of the viral pandemic. Nearly 75 per cent of the new cases have been reported from these states. In the last 24 hours, four thousand 92 COVID related deaths were reported in the country taking the cumulative toll to 2 lakh 42 thousand 362.
With a special focus on the 5-point principle of ‘Test, Track, Treat, Isolate & Vaccinate’, the number of cumulative COVID-19 testing reported by Indian Council of Medical Research, ICMR has surpassed the figure of 30 crore 22 lakh. The apex medical research body has informed that in the past 24 hours more than 18 lakh 65 thousand samples were tested in the country.