With 35,286 patients discharged in 24 hours till Wednesday morning, the total number of recoveries has jumped to 991,205. The recovery rate among Covid-19
patients too has increased to 64.51 per cent.
The ministry said, "With such consistent increase in recoveries, the gap between the number of recovered patients and active Covid-19 cases currently stands at 4,78,582."
The number of active cases stood at 513,409 and they are under medical supervision.
India's Covid-19 tally climbed to 1,538,899 with 48,513 fresh cases recorded in a day, while the country's death toll due to the disease rose to 34,285 with 768 fatalities being reported in the same period, the health ministry data updated at 8 am showed.