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COVID-19 recovery rate rises to 63.13 percent

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New Delhi, July 22 | India’s COVID-19 recovery rate rose to 63.13 percent on Wednesday with a record 28,472 patients recuperating from the disease in 24 hours, while the case fatality rate further dropped to 2.41 percent, the Union Health Ministry said.

According to the ministry data updated, recoveries have surged to 7,53,049 exceeding active cases of coronavirus infection by 3,41,916.

The health ministry said that effective clinical management of COVID-19 cases has led to an improvement in recovery figures while case fatality has been falling continuously.

The case fatality rate has dropped to 2.41 percent from Tuesday’s 2.43 percent. It was 3.36 percent on June 17.

The primary focus has been on early detection through house-to-house surveys, surveillance, contact tracing, effective containment plans, screening of the vulnerable populace, and wide-spread testing, the health ministry said.

The ramped-up three-tier health infrastructure and well-executed standard of care protocol have aided ineffective treatment in hospitals and through home isolation, it added.

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