National: India has touched another record of posting the highest recoveries of COVID-19 cases in a single day. A total of 62,282 have recovered and are being discharged in the past 24 hours.
More patients are recovering and being discharged from hospitals and home isolation. On August 21, the total recoveries are more than the 21.5 Lakh mark. The total number of recoveries is 21,58,946.
There is also an increase in the gap between recovered patients and active COVID-19 cases. On August 21, the number is 14,66,918.
As a large number of patients recover, their percentage rate continues to steeply rise. Also, there is a steady decline in the percentage of Active Cases.
Due to the high level of recoveries, India’s Recovery Rate is more than 74 percent with a record of 74.28 percent on August 21. Also, more than 33 states and UTs are reporting a Recovery Rate of more than 50 percent.
The current active cases of 6,92,028 compose of the actual caseload of the country. It is 23.82 percent of the total positive cases on August 21. All are under active medical supervision.
India’s Case Fatality Rate (CFR) is now below the global average. It is on a continuous positive slide and currently stands at 1.89 percent.
In the last 24 hours, a total of 8,05,985 samples has been tested. This has taken the cumulative tests to 3,3,467,237.
There is a steady rise in the national network of diagnostic labs too. On August 21, there are 1504 labs, with 978 labs in the government sector and 526 private labs.
• Real-Time RT PCR based testing labs: 772. Government: 453, Private: 319.
• TrueNat based testing labs: 614. Government: 491, Private: 123.
• CBNAAT based testing labs: 118. Government: 34, Private: 84.