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New Delhi, May 20 : India’s daily recoveries continued to outnumber the daily new cases for the seventh consecutive day as 3,69,077 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours, Union Health Ministry said on Thursday.
Cumulative recoveries have reached 2,23,55,440 today and the National Recovery Rate has grown further to touch 86.74 per cent, it added.
Ten states account for 75.11 per cent of the new recoveries, the statement read.
In another positive development, the country recorded less than 3 lakh new cases for the fourth consecutive day. A total of 2,76,110 fresh infections were registered in the last 24 hours.
According to the data, ten states reported 77.17 per cent of the new cases in last 24 hours. Tamil Nadu has reported the highest daily new cases at 34,875, followed by Karnataka with 34,281 new cases.
India’s total Active Caseload too witnessed a decrease to settle at 31,29,878 today.
A net decline of 96,841 was recorded in the last 24 hours. It now comprises 12.14 per cent of the country’s total Positive Cases.
More than 20.55 lakh tests were conducted in the last 24 hours (the highest ever conducted in a single day in India). With this, the country broke its own record which it had set yesterday.
The daily positivity rate stands at 13.44 per cent.
Cumulatively, 20,55,010 tests conducted in the last 24 hours in the country.