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Recovered Cases more than 4 lakh; Recovered cases exceed Active cases by close to 1.65 lakh

Collective and focused efforts for containment and management of COVID-19 by the Government of India along with the States/UTs have led to the number of recovered cases among COVID-19 patients rise to 4,09,082 as of today. During the last 24 hours, a total of 14,856 COVID-19 patients have been cured.

So far, there are 1,64,268 more recovered patients than COVID-19 active cases. This takes the national Recovery Rate amongst COVID-19 to 60.77%.

There are 2,44,814 active cases and all are under active medical supervision.

There are 21 State/UTs with a Recovery Rate of more than the National average. The list is as follows:

The testing lab network in the country continues to expand. With 786 labs in the government sector and 314 private labs, so there are as many as 1100 labs in the country. These include:

• Real-Time RT PCR based testing labs: 591 (Govt: 368 + Private: 223)

• TrueNat based testing labs: 417 (Govt: 385 + Private: 32)

• CBNAAT based testing labs: 92 (Govt: 33 + Private: 59)

Focussed “Test, Trace, Treat” strategy coupled with various measures recently taken to remove hurdles for COVID-19 testing, there has been a steady rise in the samples tested every day; during the last 24 hours 2,48,934 samples have been tested. The cumulative number of samples tested, as on date, is 97,89,066.

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