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COVID recovery rate rises to 98 percent in India; 18,132 new cases in 24 hours

By PTI

New Delhi: India recorded 18,132 new coronavirus infections, the lowest in 215 days, taking the country’s total number of cases to 3,39,71,607, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate rose to 98, according to the Union Health Ministry. percentage is gone. The ministry’s figures were updated on Monday.

The death toll rose to 4,50,782 with 193 fresh deaths.

As per the data updated at 8 am, the active cases have come down to 2,27,347, the lowest in 209 days.

The daily increase in new coronavirus infections has been below 30,000 for 17 consecutive days and less than 50,000 daily new cases for 106 consecutive days.

India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20 lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on 23 August, 40 lakh on 5 September and 50 lakh on 16 September.

It crossed 60 lakhs on 28th September, 70 lakhs on 11th October, 80 lakhs on 29th October, 90 lakhs on 20th November and one crore on 19th December.

India crossed the grim milestone of 20 million on 4 May and 30 million on 23 June.

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