COVID-19: India records 62,064 new cases; 1,007 deaths
PTI, Aug 10, 2020, 11:14 AM IST
New Delhi: India’s novel coronavirus tally crossed the 22-lakh mark on Monday with 62,064 new cases, while the death toll climbed to 44,386 with 1,007 more fatalities, the Health Ministry said.
“The recoveries surged to 15,35,743 with a record of 54,859 more people recuperating in the past 24 hours, taking the recovery rate to 69.33 percent. The case fatality rate has dropped to about 2 percent,” the ministry said.
There are 6,34,945 active cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The total coronavirus cases now stand at 22,15,074, including 44,386 deaths, according to the ministry data.
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
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