The country’s COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 92.79 per cent.
More than 50 thousand COVID patients have recovered during the past 24 hours.
Health and Family Welfare Ministry said, the total number of recoveries has surpassed the 80 lakh mark in the country.
The active cases currently comprises only 5.73 per cent of the total positive cases and at present, the total number of active cases in the country is 4,94,657.
In the past 24 hours, 44,281 new cases were reported taking the total number of positive cases in the country to over 86 lakh.
The Ministry said that effective implementation of the strategic and graded Test, Track and Treat approach has led to higher recoveries and lower fatality.
Currently, India’s case fatality rate is at 1.48 per cent, which is one of the lowest globally.
A total of 512 deaths were reported within 24 hours taking the toll to one lakh 27,571.
According to Indian Council of Medical Research, more than 11,53,000 tests were conducted on Tuesday.
The total number of samples tested so far has reached 12 crore mark.
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