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  News   Nation  15 Aug 2020  Over 65k cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours in India; death toll above 49k

Over 65k cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours in India; death toll above 49k

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published Aug 15, 2020, 10:46 am IST
Updated Aug 15, 2020, 10:46 am IST
A spike of 65,002 cases took India's Covid-19 tally past 25 lakh on Saturday just a day after it reached the 24-lakh mark
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New Delhi: A spike of 65,002 cases took India's Covid-19 tally past 25 lakh on Saturday just a day after it reached the 24-lakh mark, while 18 lakh people have so far recovered from the disease pushing the recovery rate to 71.61 per cent.

CoronavirusCoronavirusIndia has been reporting over 60,000 cases daily since August 7, barring August 11 when the country registered 53,601 new instances of the infection.

The Covid-19 caseload stood at 25,26,192, while the death-toll climbed to 49,036 with 996 people succumbing to the disease in 24 hours.

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There are 6,68,220,active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which is 26.45 per cent of the total caseload, while the number of recoveries has risen to 18,08,936.

India's Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7.

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