New Delhi: India recorded 62,064 new Coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, thus taking the total tally to 22,15,074.
According to Union Health Ministry data released this morning, the death toll climbed to 44,386 with 1,007 more fatalities.
The recoveries surged to 15,35,743 with a record 54,859 more people recuperating in the past 24 hours, taking the recovery rate to 69.33 per cent. The case fatality rate has dropped to about 2 per cent, the Ministry said.
There are 6,34,945 active cases of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). This is the fourth consecutive day that the Covid-19 cases have increased by more than 60,000.
As many as 4,77,023 samples were tested on Sunday, taking the total to 2,45,83,558, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research.