Number of patients cured of COVID-19 exceeds number of active cases in country

   For the first time, the total number of recovered patients has exceeded the active cases.  The recovery rate now stands at 48.88%. Also, the number of tests conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research ( ICMR)  has exceeded 50 lakhs. It stands at 50,61,332  on June 10,2020.

New Delhi

As many as 5,991 patients were cured of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. This takes the total number of patients recovered to 1,35,205, while the total number of active cases is now 1,33,632.

For the first time, the total number of recovered patients has exceeded the active cases.  The recovery rate now stands at 48.88%. Also, the number of tests conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research ( ICMR)  has exceeded 50 lakhs. It stands at 50,61,332  on June 10,2020.

In the last 24 hours, the ICMR has tested 1,45,216 samples. It has continued to ramp up the testing capacity for detecting the Novel Coronavirus in the infected persons. The number of government labs has been increased to 590 and private labs has been increased to 233 (a total of 823).

Central Teams are being deputed to provide technical support and handhold the state health departments and municipal health officials to review public health measures being undertaken for COVID-19 in six cities of Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Chennai Kolkata, Delhi and Bengaluru.

The teams will undertake visit to the cities mentioned within the next one week to review public health measures being undertaken for COVID-19. The teams will submit daily report of activities undertaken to the state health department and the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. They will inform them regarding any issue of urgent importance and also submit a report of its observations and suggestions before concluding the visit.

 

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