Covid Tests cross 7 lakh mark in a single day today

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India has scaled the peak of Covid testing with more than 7 lakhs tests in a single day as against its regular streak of more than 6 lakh tests. According to the details, over 7,19,364 tests were done during the last 24 hours.

Such high level of testing will also lead to a high number of daily positive cases, however, States have been advised to firmly focus on comprehensive tracking, prompt isolation and effective treatment, following the Centre-led strategy of TEST, TRACK, TREAT. Several meetings have been taken in the past week to engage with States that are showing a higher fatality rate.

Such an approach has started showing results and recoveries are also increasing exponentially. India has recorded the highest number of recoveries in a single day with 53,879 COVID patients having recovered and discharged yesterday. With this, the total number of recovered cases has touched another high of 14,80,884 today. This is more than twice the number of active cases (6,28,747 today).

The number of recovered cases has touched another high of 2.36 times the active cases, which are all under medical attention either in-home isolation or in hospitals. Though the recovery rate stands at 68.78% today, the higher number of recoveries as compared to those either in hospitals or in-home isolation stands at 8,52,137 today.

Thanks to the efforts of state and the central government, the Case Fatality Rate has further slumped, touching an improved rate of 2.01% today.