COVID-19 cases climb to 70756; death toll rises to 2293 in India
A total of three thousand 604 new confirmed cases of novel corona virus have been reported in the country during the last twenty four hours taking the total number of cases to 70 thousand 756.
Health and Family Welfare Ministry said that 22 thousand 455 patients have cured so far and the recovery rate reached to 31.73 percent. During the last 24 hours, 87 deaths have been reported taking the nationwide toll to 2293.
Indian Council of Medical Research, ICMR has said that a total of 17 lakh 59 thousand 579 samples of COVID-19 have been tested by the various government and private laboratories in the country. Yesterday, 85 thousand 891 tests were conducted.
As of now, 348 government laboratories and 136 private laboratories’ chains have been given approval to conduct the test for COVID-19.