India records over 1 lakh single-day COVID-19 recoveries

New Delhi (NVI): With over one lakh patients recovered in last 24 hours, India has continued the consistent growth of single-day COVID-19 recoveries during the past four days, Union Health Ministry said.

In a offical statement, the Ministry of Health said, 1,01,468 patients have been discharged from hospitals or facility supervised care in the last 24 hours across the country.

“In another landmark achievement, the trend of very high number of single day recoveries has sustained with over 90,000 recovered each day for the past four consecutive days,” it added.

The total recovered cases thus stands at 44,97,867. With this, the recovery rate has further escalated to 80.86 per cent.

The ministry also noted that, 79 per cent of the new recovered cases are being reported from ten states and UTs, which are Maharashtra, Karnataka , Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Odisha, Delhi, Kerala, West Bengal and Punjab.

“Maharashtra continues to lead with more than 32,000 (31.5 per cent) new recovered patients. Andhra Pradesh contributed more than 10,000 to the single day recoveries,” it added.

Meanwhile, the country’s landmark achievement of recording the maximum number of recoveries has positioned it as the top country globally.

The continuous streak of very high level of recoveries in the country is a testimony of the Centre-lad proactive and graded strategy of TEST TRACK TREAT, the ministry said.

Also, the effective clinical management and treatment protocols issued by the government have been updated from time to time with the emergence of new medical and scientific evidence.

Furthermore, the Centre has been deputing multi-disciplinary teams to support and assist efforts of the state and UT governments and regular high level review has also ensured adequate availability of medical oxygen in hospitals and health facilities across the country.

These have together have played a critical intervention role in India’s high recoveries and maintained low case fatality rate (CFR), which currently stands at 1.59 per cent across the country, the ministry added.

-RJV