Delhi reports 3,812 new coronavirus cases; active cases over 32,000
A total of three thousand 812 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus have been reported in Delhi during the last twenty-four hours taking the total number of cases to over two lakh 46 thousand.
The Delhi Government has said that over two lakh nine thousand people affected with Coronavirus have been cured so far. In the last 24 hours, three thousand 742 people recovered and 37 deaths were reported in the National Capital taking the toll to four thousand 982. Presently, the total number of active corona cases in the national capital is over 32000.
Uttarakhand records 878 new Covid-19 cases; tally rises to 40,963
Uttarakhand has recorded 878 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state tally 40,963. The maximum 166 cases were reported from the state capital Dehradun, followed by 80 from Haridwar.
Besides this, the state also witnessed recoveries of 855 patients yesterday. A total number of 27,828 patients have recovered in the state so far. The recovery rate in the state is 67.93 %. The district administration has barred a private lab from conducting COVID-19 tests, after complaints of irregularities in test reports in Dehradun.
Meanwhile, National Covid Recovery rate improves to 79.68 per cent
India has conducted the highest-ever single day covid test at over 12,06000 across the country in the last 24 hours. More than Six crores 36 lakh COVID-19 tests have been conducted till now. The Health Ministry said, higher testing leads to early identification of positive cases, timely and effective treatment and low mortality. During the last 24 hours, more than 94 612 COVID patients have recovered. The Ministry said the recovery rate of COVID-19 has further improved to 79.68 per cent. The total number of recoveries has reached over 43 lakh.
The constantly increasing recoveries have ensured that the actual caseload of the country is reduced and currently comprises only 18.72 per cent of the total positive cases. Presently, the total number of active cases in the country is 10 lakh 10 thousand.
The Ministry said, effective implementation of the Centre's strategic and graded 'Test-Track and Treat' approach has led to higher recoveries and lower fatality. Currently, India’s Case Fatality Rate is at 1.61 per cent, which is one of the lowest globally. In the last 24 hours, one thousand 133 deaths were reported taking the toll to 86752.
The Health Ministry said, while the number of daily tests has increased as an integral part of CHASE THE VIRUS strategy, States have been advised that all symptomatic negatives of Rapid Antigen Tests are mandatorily subjected to RT-PCR.