Coronavirus: India tests nearly 12 lakh COVID-19 samples; 75,000 recoveries recorded in single day

First Published 8, Oct 2020, 10:48 AM

The number of active cases in India has dropped slightly, but still remains over 9 lakh. A surge in some states like Kerala remains a worry.

<p>With over 75,000 people recovering from Covid-19 every day in India, the country's recoveries are 6.3 times more than active cases of coronavirus, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday (MoHFW).</p>

With over 75,000 people recovering from Covid-19 every day in India, the country's recoveries are 6.3 times more than active cases of coronavirus, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday (MoHFW).

<p style="text-align: justify;">The country has witnessed an exponential rise in the number of Covid-19 recoveries from 50,000 recoveries in May to over 57 lakh in October.</p>

The country has witnessed an exponential rise in the number of Covid-19 recoveries from 50,000 recoveries in May to over 57 lakh in October.

<p style="text-align: justify;">"India's COVID recoveries have witnessed a steep exponential rise - from 50,000 in May to over 57 lakh in October. A high level of more than 75,000 recoveries reported every day. Recoveries are 6.3 times the active cases (currently only 13.4 per cent of total cases)," the MoHFW tweeted.</p>

"India's COVID recoveries have witnessed a steep exponential rise - from 50,000 in May to over 57 lakh in October. A high level of more than 75,000 recoveries reported every day. Recoveries are 6.3 times the active cases (currently only 13.4 per cent of total cases)," the MoHFW tweeted.

<p>Meanwhile, with a spike of 72,049 new cases in the last 24 hours, India's Covid-19 count on Wednesday reached 67,57,132.<br />
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Meanwhile, with a spike of 72,049 new cases in the last 24 hours, India's Covid-19 count on Wednesday reached 67,57,132.
 

<p>The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) informed that 11,94,321 samples were tested on Wednesday for COVID-19.<br />
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The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) informed that 11,94,321 samples were tested on Wednesday for COVID-19.
 

<p>"India has tested 8,34,65,975 cumulative total samples for coronavirus infection till October 7," said ICMR.</p>

"India has tested 8,34,65,975 cumulative total samples for coronavirus infection till October 7," said ICMR.

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