coronavirus update indiaas on : 25 October 2020 06:29 GMT+5:30
India Reported Active 1-Day Coronavirus Cases Below 8 Lakh, 1st Time In Weeks
Coronavirus: 62,212 fresh infections, 837 deaths reported in a day as India's Covid cases cross 74 lakh
India Reported 62,212 Fresh Infections, 837 Deaths In A Day As COVID Cases Cross 74 Lakh
New Delhi: India has scaled an "unprecedented" peak as active coronavirus cases dropped below the 8 lakh mark for the first time in 1.5 months, said the Health Ministry this morning when the country's coronavirus tally surged to 74.3 lakh after 63,371 new cases of the coronavirus were recorded in the last 24 hours.
In India, the total number of active cases dropped to 7.95 lakh today as 70,816 patients fought off coronavirus since yesterday.
This significant achievement is the outcome of Centre-led targetted strategies leading to high number of RECOVERIES and steadily falling number of FATALITIES.— Ministry of Health (@MoHFW_INDIA) October 17, 2020
In the country about 65.2 lakh patients in the country have so far recovered from the viral disease, pushing the country's recovery rate to almost 87.8 percent.
Though the country continues to report the highest number of new COVID-19 daily infections in the world, the daily surge has come down from 90,000-1 lakh fresh cases in mid-September to about 70,000 in the past week.
Whereas the number of coronavirus fatalities stood at 1,12,998 after the 837 deaths were registered in a day. The average death in the country is 1.5 percent.