India performed the highest number of Covid-19 tests until date in the final 24 hours, the Ministry of well being and household welfare (MOHFW) mentioned on Sunday. The total case positivity rate, number of samples that take a look at constructive in comparability to the full number of samples examined, has declined to 11.34%, it mentioned.
“With more than 21.23 lakh tests conducted in the last 24 hours, highest tests conducted in a single day. The daily positivity rate has declined to 11.34%,” the well being ministry tweeted.
As per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) information, a complete of 32,86,07,937 samples have been examined for Covid-19 as much as May 22, of which 21,23,782 samples have been examined on Saturday.
This is the fifth consecutive day of greater than 20 lakh tests being performed in the nation, the ministry added.
This information of declining positivity rate comes amidst the nation recording lower than 3 lakh circumstances every day for the seventh consecutive day. India recorded 2,40,842 circumstances on Sunday, taking the nation extensive tally to 26,530,132.
The number of Covid-19 fatalities are additionally on the decline. With 3,741 deaths being reported in the final 24 hours, the nationwide mortality rate now stands at 1.13%. The 10 states and union territories of Maharashtra, Karnataka, (*24*) Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Delhi, Kerala, West Bengal, Uttarakhand and Andhra Pradesh account for the 73.88% of the deaths recorded on Sunday. Maharashtra with 682 deaths leads the depend, At 451 fatalities Karnataka is following intently behind.