The Tests Per Million (TPM) has also increased to 11,485 at a record high of testing 4,20,000 samples per day

India’s Covid-19 recovery rate has climbed to 63.54% from yesterday’s average of 63.3%.

India’s total recoveries have now touched 8,49,431 people outnumbering the country’s active cases by 3,93,360, said a Hindustan Times report,

Along with the consistent improvement in recovery rate for 4 days in a row, India is among the countries having the least Case Fatality Rate (CFR) in the world at 2.35%, the report said, citing data by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The CFR is the number of deaths for every 100 people who test positive for the infection.

The ministry said that the Tests Per Million (TPM) has also increased to 11,485 and continues to maintain an upward trend.

Nevertheless, with 48,916 fresh cases, India's Covid-19 tally has crossed 1.3 million just two days after it crossed the 1.2-million mark, while the death toll mounted to 31,358.

757 more people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours pushing the death toll of the country to 31,358. The co-morbid conditions of the patients is also a factor in more than 70 percentage of deaths in the country, said the Ministry.

Maharashtra tops the death toll with 13,132 fatalities, followed by Delhi with 3,777, and Tamil Nadu with 3,320 deaths.

According to the Hindustan Times, Maharashtra also has the highest number of cases at 3,57,117. It is followed by Tamil Nadu with 1,99,749 cases and Delhi with 1,28,389 cases.

Read the complete report in Hindustan Times