Coronavirus update: 4.24 lakh patients in India declared cured
Today Coronavirus Update, The total coronavirus cases in India today rose to 6,97,413 after 24248 fresh cases were reported in the past 24 hours. Recoveries jumped to 4,24,432, including 15,350 patients declared cured in the past 24 hours. So far, there are 1,71,145 more recovered patients than COVID-19 active cases. The recovery rate stands at 60.85%.
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has informed that over 99.69 lakh COVID-19 tests were conducted by various laboratories across the country till July 5. Moreover, 1.8 lakh samples were tested in the last 24 hours.
Currently, about 1100 labs are providing coronavirus testing facilities across the country, including 786 labs in the government sector and 314 private labs.
India has surpassed Russia as the third worst-hit country by COVID-19 after its case tally crossed 6.9 lakh.
Across the world, more than 1.14 crore people have been reported to be infected by the coronavirus globally and 5.3 lakh have died, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally.