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New Delhi : India touched another peak of highest ever single day recoveries of 56,383 in a single day. With this number, the total number of recovered COVID-19 patients touched nearly 17 lakh (16,95,982) on August 13, 2020.

The concerted, focussed, and collaborative efforts of the Centre and the State/UT governments along with support of lakhs of frontline workers have ensured the successful implementation of TESTING aggressively, TRACKING comprehensively & TREATING efficiently through an array of measures including supervised home isolation, and effective clinical management of severe and critical patients through the Standard of Care advised by the Centre.

With increasing number of recoveries, the Recovery Rate has crossed 70% (70.77% on August 13, 2020) while the case mortality among COVID patients has further regressed to 1.96% and steadily declining, according to a PIB release.

The record high recoveries have ensured that the actual caseload of the country which is the Active Cases has reduced and currently is only 27.27% of the total positive cases. The recoveries exceed the active cases (6,53,622) by more than 10 lakh.