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  News   Nation  14 Aug 2020  Covid-19: With over 64k cases in one day in India; tally reaches to 24.61 lakh

Covid-19: With over 64k cases in one day in India; tally reaches to 24.61 lakh

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published Aug 14, 2020, 10:45 am IST
Updated Aug 14, 2020, 10:45 am IST
India's Covid-19 caseload surpassed 24 lakh on Friday after 64,553 people tested positive in a day, and the recoveries rose to over 17 lakh
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New Delhi: India's Covid-19 caseload surpassed 24 lakh on Friday after 64,553 people tested positive in a day, and the recoveries rose to over 17 lakh, the Health Ministry said.

With 17,51,555 people defeating the disease, the recovery rate has surged to 71.17 per cent. The caseload increased to 24,61,190, while the death toll climbed to 48,040 with 1,007 people succumbing to the disease in 24 hours.

CoronavirusCoronavirusThe fatality rate has declined to 1.95 per cent. There are more than 6.60 lakh active cases, which is 26.88 per cent of the total cases.

India had crossed the 20 lakh mark on August 7.

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