New Delhi: India touched a record high of more than 70000 patients being discharged in a single day.The highest ever single day recoveries of 70,072 were recorded in the last 24 hours. With this high number of COVID-19 patients recovering and being discharged from the hospitals and home isolation, the Recovery Rate now is 77.23%.This has also led to the declining Case Fatality Rate, which stands at a new low of 1.73% today.
India has posted more than 22.6 lakh recoveries than the active cases (846,395).The active cases currently comprise only 21.04%of the total positive cases.
The total number of recoveries have crossed 31 lakh (31,07,223) today.Five States have contributed to 60% of the total recoveries. Maharashtra has contributed the maximum recoveries amounting to almost 21%, followed by Tamil Nadu(12.63%) ,Andhra Pradesh (11.91%), Karnataka (8.82%) and Uttar Pradesh(6.14%).