Bhubaneswar: September 4: India registered 83,341 fresh coronavirus infections in 24 hours, India’s tally increased to 39,36,747 on Friday and the death toll rose to 68,472 with 1,096 more fatalities.
As per the data of Health Ministry, a total of 30,37,151 patients have recovered from the disease so far. In last 24 hours, 66,659 patients got cured from the virus and the recovery rate has increased to 77.15 per cent.
Health Ministry said, ‘The higher number of recoveries has also led to a steady enhancement in the difference between the recovered and active ones. This difference has crossed 22 lakh, as on date. This ensured that the actual caseload of the country viz. the active cases (8,31,124 which are under active medical care), has reduced and currently comprises only 21.11% of the total positive cases’.
Health Ministry further said, ‘Not only is India’s Case Fatality Rate lower than the global average and progressively declining (current figure is 1.74%), but a very small proportion of the active cases, amounting to less than 0.5%, are on ventilator support. Data also shows that 2% cases are in ICUs and less than 3.5% of the active cases occupy oxygen supported beds’.
According to the data from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India conducted a record 11,69,765 tests on Thursday, taking the total number of samples tested so far to 4,66,79,145.