(Riya Saha, Intern Journalist )In a major relief, the highest single-day figure in recoveries rose to 20,032 in the past 24 hours. However, the highest single-day jump of coronavirus cases is also registered as 20,903 fresh cases were reported with total cases to stand at 6,25,544. The total number of recovered patients is now 3,79,891. The recovery rate has jumped to 60.72%.
The death toll from coronavirus rose to 18,213, including 379 fatalities in 24 hours.
According to figures released by the health ministry, currently, there are 2,27,439 active coronavirus cases in the country and the gap between recovered patients and active cases has now widened to 1,52,452.
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday informed that over 90 lakh COVID-19 tests were conducted by various laboratories across the country till July 1. Moreover, 2,29,588 samples were tested in the last 24 hours.