COVID-19 tally in India crosses 57-lakh mark

New Delhi , Sept 24:

India’s COVID-19 caseload breached the 57-lakhmark, while over 46 lakh people have recovered from the disease, pushing the national recovery rate to 81.55 per cent,according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday.

The total coronavirus cases mounted to57,32,518 with86,508 people testing positive in a day. The death toll climbed to91,149with 1,129 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours,the data updated at 8 am showed.

The total recoveries surged to46,74,987in the country so far.

The COVID-19casefatality rate due to the coronavirus infection was recorded at 1.59 per cent.

There are9,66,382active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 16.86per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 andand it went past50 lakh on September 16.

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