COVID-19: Recovery rate improves to 42.4 per cent, says Health Ministry
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COVID-19: Recovery rate improves to 42.4 per cent, says Health Ministry

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New Delhi, May 27 : A total of 1,51,767 COVID-19 cases have been reported from the country in which 64,426 persons have been cured and the recovery rate is pegged at 42.4 per cent, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Wednesday.

'The fatality rate is 2.86 percent whereas the world average is 6.36 per cent,' the Ministry said in a statement. The testing capacity has increased in the country through 435 Government laboratories and 189 private laboratories (total of 624 labs).

'Cumulatively, 32,42,160 samples have been tested so far for COVID-19, whereas, 1,16,041 samples were tested yesterday,' the Ministry said. MORE (UNI)

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