India’s COVID-19 recovery cases sharply overtake active cases by over 1 lakh

The Union Health Ministry today said that the graded, pre-emptive and pro-active steps taken by government of India, along with the States/UTs for prevention, containment and management of COVID-19 are showing encouraging results with the gap between recoveries and active cases crossing 1,00,000. The recovered cases have exceeded the active cases by 106,661 as of June 28.

Thus, so far, a total of 3,09,712 patients have been cured of COVID-19. The recovery rate is 58.56% amongst COVID-19 patients. During the last 24 hours, a total of 13,832 COVID-19 patients have been cured. It also added that presently, there are 2,03,051 active cases and all are under active medical supervision.

India now has 1036 diagnostic labs dedicated to COVID-19. This includes 749 in the government sector and 287 private labs. More than 2,00,000 samples are being tested daily. The samples tested in the last 24 hours have further increased to 2,31,095. The total number of samples tested, as on date, is 82,27,802.