COVID-19 CASES SOAR TO 2,07,615 IN INDIA AS DEATH TOLL MOUNTS TO 5,815

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From Our Bureau                       

3RD JUNE 2020

A total of 2,07,615 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the country so far and the death toll rose to 5,815 on Wednesday.

During the last 24 hours 4,476 COVID-19 patients have been cured. Thus, so far, a total of 1,00,303 patients have been cured of COVID-19. The recovery rate in the country is progressively increasing and it has reached 48.31 percent amongst COVID-19 patients.

Presently, there are 101,497 cases in the country which are under active medical supervision. The case fatality rate is 2.80 percent.

The testing capacity has increased in the country through 480 Government and 208 private laboratories (total 688 laboratories). Cumulatively, 41,03,233 samples have been tested so far for COVID-19, whereas, 1,37,158 samples were tested yesterday.

With respect to the health infrastructure in the country for management of COVID-19, as of now, 952 dedicated COVID hospitals with 1,66,332 Isolation beds, 21,393 ICU beds and 72,762 Oxygen supported beds are available. 2,391 dedicated COVID Health Centres with 1,34,945 Isolation beds; 11,027 ICU beds and 46,875 Oxygen supported beds have been operationalised. The Centre has also provided 125.28 lakh N95 masks and 101.54 lakh Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to the States/ Union Territories/ Central Institutions. (eom)

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