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Recoveries fast outpace the active COVID-19 cases

The difference between recoveries and active cases nearing 1 lakh

As a result of the collective, graded, pre-emptive and pro-active steps taken by Government of India in tandem with the States/UTs for prevention, the total number of recovered COVID-19 cases has fast outgrown the number of active COVID-19 cases.

The difference between recoveries and active cases is fast nearing 1 lakh. The recovered cases have exceeded the active cases by 98,493 as of today.

While the number of active cases stands at 1,97,387, the number of cured cases is 2,95,880. With this encouraging status, the recovery rate is touching 58.13% amongst COVID-19 patients.

The top 15 States in terms of absolute numbers of COVID-19 recovered cases are:

Serial No. State/UT Absolute Recoveries
1. Maharashtra 73,214
2. Gujarat 21,476
3. Delhi 18,574
4. Uttar Pradesh 13,119
5. Rajasthan 12,788
6. West Bengal 10,126
7. Madhya Pradesh 9,619
8. Haryana 7,360
9. Tamil Nadu 6,908
10. Bihar 6,546
11. Karnataka 6,160
12. Andhra Pradesh 4,787
13. Odisha 4,298
14. Jammu And Kashmir 3,967
15. Punjab 3,164

The top 15 states in terms of recovery rate are:

Sr.

No.

State/UT Recovery Rate
1 Meghalaya 89.1%
2 Rajasthan 78.8%
3 Tripura 78.6%
4 Chandigarh 77.8%
5 Madhya Pradesh 76.4%
6 Bihar 75.6%
7 Andaman And Nicobar Islands 72.9%
8 Gujarat 72.8%
9 Jharkhand 70.9%
10 Chhattisgarh 70.5%
11 Odisha 69.5%
12 Uttarakhand 65.9%
13 Punjab 65.7%
14 Uttar Pradesh 65.0%
15 West Bengal 65.0%

 

As a testimony to the ramped up testing facilities, India now has 1026 diagnostic labs dedicated to COVID-19. This includes 741 in the government sector and 285 private labs.

The break-up is as below:

•           Real-Time RT PCR based testing labs: 565 (Govt: 360 + Private: 205)

•           TrueNat based testing labs : 374 (Govt: 349 + Private: 25)

•           CBNAAT based testing labs : 87 (Govt: 32 + Private: 55)

The samples tested in the last 24 hours have further increased to 2,20,479. The total number of samples tested, as on date, is 79,96,707.

For all authentic & updated information on COVID-19 related technical issues, guidelines & advisories please regularly visit: https://www.mohfw.gov.in/ and @MoHFW_INDIA .

Technical queries related to COVID-19 may be sent to technicalquery.covid19@gov.in and other queries on ncov2019@gov.in and @CovidIndiaSeva .

In case of any queries on COVID-19, please call at the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare helpline no.: +91-11-23978046 or 1075 (Toll-free). List of helpline numbers of States/UTs on COVID-19 is also available at https://www.mohfw.gov.in/pdf/coronvavirushelplinenumber.pdf .

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