Amid the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, India is registering declining trends in the number of active COVID cases. With this, the recovery rate is continuously improving. However, several states and Union Territories are still registering a high number of cases.
The Health and Family Welfare Ministry today said that the active cases comprise 16.15 per cent of the cumulative positive cases. It said, there are over thirty seven lakh 15 thousand active cases in the country at present.
As the country is registering over three lakh recoveries daily from the past many days, the recovery rate has further improved to 82.75 per cent. The Health Ministry has said over three lakh 56 thousand patients have recovered from this infectious disease within 24 hours. So far, over one crore 90 lakh patients have already recovered from this disease.
The country has registered over three lakh 29 thousand new COVID cases in the last 24 hours. The Health Ministry has said, a total of three thousand 876 deaths have been reported in the country within 24 hours, taking the toll to over two lakh 49 thousand across the country.
Meanwhile, the Indian Council of Medical Research has informed that over 18 lakh 50 thousand COVID tests were conducted within 24 hours in the country. So far, over 30 crore 56 lakh tests have been conducted.