India’s COVID-19 recovery rate jumps to 47.40%, 11,264 patients cured in past 24 hours

A total of 11,264 COVID-19 patients have been cured during the last 24 hours. This is the highest number of recovered patients recorded in a day. Thus, so far, a total of 82,369 patients have been cured of COVID-19, the Health Ministry said.

This has resulted in a recovery rate of 47.40% amongst COVID-19 patients, an increase of 4.51% in the recovery rate from the previous day’s recovery rate of 42.89%, the Ministry said.

Owing to the high number of recovered patients, the number of active patients has also declined from 89,987 patients on May 29 to 86,422 active cases presently. All the active cases are under active medical supervision, it said.

The Ministry further said, “As on May 30, the doubling time in the past 14 days was 13.3, it has improved to 15.4 in the last three days. The fatality rate is 2.86%. As of 29th May 2020, there are 2.55% active COVID-19 patients in ICU, 0.48% on ventilators and 1.96% on oxygen support. The testing capacity has increased in the country through 462 Government laboratories and 200 private laboratories. Cumulatively, 36,12,242 tests have been done so far for COVID-19, whereas, 1,26,842 samples were tested yesterday.”

India has so far reported 1,73,763 COVID-19 cases with 4,971 deaths, according to Health Ministry data.