New Delhi, August 18
A complete of three,09,41,264 assessments for detection of COVID-19 have to date been performed in India with file 8,99,864 assessments achieved in a single day, though the positivity fee remained low at 8.81 per cent in comparison with the weekly nationwide common of 8.84 per cent, the Health Ministry has mentioned on Tuesday.
The complete variety of recoveries crossed the 19 lakh-mark with 57,937 sufferers having recuperated in a span of 24 hours, the best recorded in a day to date, it mentioned.
“A total of 8,99,864 samples have been tested on Monday, the highest in a day, taking the cumulative tests conducted so far to 3,09,41,264. Even with such a high level of testing, the positivity has remained low, i.e., 8.81 per cent compared to the weekly national average of 8.84 per cent,” the Ministry mentioned.
India additionally recorded the best single-day recoveries of 57,937 in a span of 24 hours, in response to the Union Health Ministry knowledge up to date at Eight am on Tuesday.
It is greater than the 55,079 confirmed instances of coronavirus added throughout the identical interval, the ministry highlighted.
With extra sufferers recovering and being discharged from hospitals and residential isolation (in case of delicate and average instances), the entire recoveries have surged to 19,77,779.
“With this the gap between recovered patients and active cases has crossed 13 lakh as on date (13,04,613),” the Ministry mentioned.
The steady enhance in common every day recoveries has led to India’s COVID-19 restoration fee rising to 73.18 per cent and a low case fatality fee (CFR) of 1.92 per cent, it mentioned.
As a results of collaborative and focussed efforts by the Centre, the state and UT governments constructed on efficient implementation of the ‘test, track and treat’ technique of the Union authorities.
“A total of 30 states and UTs, including Chhattisgarh, Assam, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka, are reporting lower CFR than the national average,” it acknowledged.
“Aggressive testing leads to early identification and isolation of positive cases. This coupled with efficient clinical treatment has ensured low Fatality Rate,” the Ministry underlined.
The precise caseload of the nation — 6,73,166 lively instances of coronavirus an infection — is simply 24.91 per cent of the entire instances, it mentioned.
An ever-expanding nationwide community of diagnostic labs has ensured the exponentially rising variety of assessments being performed throughout the nation. As on date, 1,476 labs are operational, with 971 labs within the authorities sector and 505 non-public labs. PTI