Coronavirus in India: Recovery rate has improved to 94.84%, says govt

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The difference in the new COVID-19 recoveries outnumbering new cases has improved the recovery rate in India to 94.84% today, according to the health ministry.

79.9% of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 10 States/UTs, authorities said.

According to the data updated by the health ministry on Friday, India’s total cases rise to 97,96,770, with 29,398 new cases.

The death toll has risen to 1,42,186 as against total recovered cases of 92,90,834.

414 new deaths being reported in the last 24 hours.

The total number of active cases stood at 3,63,749.

A total of 15,16,32,223 samples were tested for coronavirus till Thursday, ICMR officials said.