New Delhi: With 48,513 people testing positive for coronavirus in a day, India's COVID-19 tally crossed 15 lakh mark today, while the recoveries jumped to 9,88,029. The country's death toll rose to 34,193 with 768 fatalities being recorded in a day. The fatality from covid currently stands at 2.25% in India as compared to global average of about 4%.
Total COVID19 positive cases stand at 15,31,669 including 5,09,447 active cases, 9,88,029 cured/discharged/migrated and 34,193 deaths, the health ministry said.
The recoveries on Tuesday is one of the highest ever recoveries in a single day. 35,339 COVID-19 patients were cured and discharged in the last 24 hours. The recovery rate stand at 64.24%. The gap between active patients and recovered patients has crossed 4 lakh and currently stands at 4,78,636.
More than four lakh Covid 19 tests were conducted in a single day on Tuesday. On 28th July, India tested a total of 4,08,855 samples. With 4,08,855 samples tested in the last 24 hours, the cumulative testing stands at 1,77,43,740.