Covid-19: India has one lakh more recovered cases than active ones

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on June 29, 2020

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16,475 persons have died; 19,459 fresh cases were added in last 24 hours

India has over 1.11 lakh more recovered Covid-19 patients than those actively infected, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has stated.

As on June 29, there are 5,48,318 total Covid-19 cases in India, of which 3,21,723 have recovered. Another 16,475 persons have died, while one patient has emigrated. This means there are 2,10,119 actively infected cases in the country. The difference between those recovered and those actively infected currently stands at 1,11,604 — more patients have recovered than suffering actively. Actively infected patients are those who are capable of spreading infection.

Also, new infections have spiked in the past 24 hours, with 19,459 cases being added across India from June 28 to June 29.

Every day, more than 2,00,000 samples are being tested, the Indian Council of Medical Research has said. The samples tested in the last 24 hours stood at 2,31,095. The total number of samples tested, as on date, is 82,27,802.

Published on June 29, 2020

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