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COVID 19: India breaches 66 lakh mark, recovery rate at 84%

COVID 19: India breaches 66 lakh mark, recovery rate at 84%

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New Delhi : Reporting 74,442 coronavirus cases alongside 903 deaths in 24 hours, India recorded a total of 66,23,816 cases.

Caregivers can have a sigh of relief, as the nation's recovery rate hovers past 80 percent, exactly at 84.34 per cent,

India's fatality rate has come down to 1.55 per cent, becoming the lowest among the 20 worst affected nations, based on the data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Out of the total cases, 9,34,427 are currently active, 55,86,703 have been discharged, while 1,02,685 lost the battle against the viral disease.

Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit with a total of 14,43,409 cases, including 38,084 deaths; followed by Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.

India conducted 9,89,860 sample tests in a single day on Sunday, raising total samples tested so far to 7,99,82,394, according to ICMR data.

As for mortality rate globally, Mexico has the highest of 10.4 per cent and the UK next at 8.8 per cent, according to Johns Hopkins University. The US tops the Corona cases in the world with around 33 per cent recovery rate.

(This report from IANS has been edited)

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