At 28,472, India records highest number of Covid-19 recoveries in a 24-hour period
According to official statistics, Delhi has the highest recovery rate in the country with a figure of 84.83%
India recorded the highest number of Covid-19 recoveries over a 24-hour period on Wednesday morning with 28,472 patients being cured.
With the number of recovered patients crossing 7.5 lakh (7.,53,050), the recovery rate has now crossed 63%, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
With the number of recovered patients constantly increasing, the difference with active cases (4,11,133 today) has further widened to 3,41,916. According to the ministry, this difference is showing a progressively growing upward trend.
Another positive trend is that 19 states and union territories continue to have a recovery rate which is higher than the national average
According to official statistics, Delhi has the highest recovery rate in the country with a figure of 84.83%, closely followed by the union territory of Ladakh at 84.31%. Telangana is at the third spot with a figure of 78.37% as its recovery rate.
India has recorded 28,732 deaths due to Covid-19 so far but the Case Fatality Rate (CFR), or the number of deaths for every 100 confirmed to be infected is also falling and stood at 2.43% on Tuesday. This is a significant drop from the figure of 3.36% some time ago.
These positive numbers, the ministry believes, are due to the effective clinical management of coronavirus cases.
This has been made possible through the ever expanding diagnostic lab network of 1274 labs, including 892 labs in the government sector and 382 private labs, including 892 labs in the government sector and 382 private labs.
The improvement in the covid - 19 situation is due to sustained, proactive, progressive and evidence-based strategies for effective surveillance, testing through expanded effective country-wide network of labs, coupled with Standard Treatment Protocol for ensuring effective clinical treatment of COVID19.