Record 1,01,468 Covid-19 patients recover in past 24 hours

New Delhi: More than 1 lakh 1,01,468 new recoveries have been registered in the past 24 hours in the country, sustaining the trend of very high number of single day recoveries for the past four consecutive days.
With this, the total number of recoveries stands at 44,97,867 and has resulted in the Recovery Rate touching 80.86 per cent, an official release from the health ministry said.
As many as 79 per cent of the new recovered cases are being reported from ten States/UTs of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, Odisha, Delhi, Kerala, West Bengal and Punjab.
Maharashtra continues to lead with 31.5 per cent new recovered patients. Andhra Pradesh contributed more than 10,000 to the single day recoveries.
India’s landmark achievement of recording the maximum number of recoveries has positioned it as the top country globally and is a testimony of the Centre-led proactive and graded strategy of Test, Track, Treat.
The Ministry of Health in active collaboration with AIIMS, New Delhi has been conducting the ‘National e-ICU on Covid-19 Management’ exercise which handholds ICU doctors of State/UT hospitals through the Centers of Excellence.
So far, 20 such National e-ICUs have been held covering 278 hospitals of 28 States/UTs across the country.
The Centre has been deputing multi-disciplinary teams to support and assist efforts of the State/UT Governments.
Regular high level review has 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.