India witnesses declining trend in new COVID-19 cases; over 2 lakh 63 thousand new cases registered in last 24 hours

India is witnessing a declining trend in the number of active and fresh COVID-19 cases. However, several States and Union Territories are still registering a spike in the cases.

The Health and Family Welfare Ministry has said that a record number of over four lakh 22 thousand patients have recovered from COVID-19  within 24 hours. The recovery rate has further improved to 85.60 per cent in the country. So far, over two crore 15 lakh patients have already  recovered from this infectious disease.

The Health Ministry has said, the active cases comprise 13.29 per cent of the cumulative positive cases. It said, there are over thirty three lakh 53 thousand active cases in the country at present. The country has registered over two lakh 63 thousand new COVID cases in the last 24 hours. The Health Ministry has said, a total of four thousand 329 deaths have been reported in the country within 24 hours, taking the toll to over two lakh 78 thousand across the country.

Meanwhile, Indian Council of Medical Research has informed that over 18 lakh 69 thousand COVID tests were conducted in the previous day. So far, over 31 crore 82 lakh tests have already been conducted in the country.


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