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India's COVID-19 fatality stands at 2.04 percent  COVID19
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India's COVID-19 fatality stands at 2.04 percent 

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 08 Aug 2020, 05:27 pm

New Delhi/IBNS:  With focused efforts to reduce mortalities due to COVID-19, India has registered one of the lowest deaths per million at 30 as compared to the global average of 91 deaths per million, the Centre said on Saturday.

The Case Fatality Rate stands at 2.04 percent today.

There has been a sharp increase in COVID-19 recoveries. With 48,900 patients discharged in the last 24 hours, India’s total recoveries from COVID-19 has reached 14,27,005.

The recovery rate, on a steady upward rise, stands at 68.32 percent.

The active cases, which are the actual case load for India at 6,19,088 today account for 29.64 percent of total positive cases.

These are under medical supervision either at hospitals or in home isolation.

Expanded diagnostic lab network & facilitation for easy testing across the country has resulted in India testing total of 2,33,87,171 samples for COVID-19 infection. 5,98,778 tests were conducted in last 24 hours. The Tests Per Million has seen a sharp increase to 16947 today.

A key factor in this widespread testing is the continuously expanding network of diagnostic labs.

With 936 labs in the government sector and 460 private labs, India has 1396 labs for COVID-19 testing.

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