coronavirus update indiaas on : 16 September 2020 05:50 GMT+5:30
Over 29,000 Cases In India In 24 Hours,Highest Number Of Patients Cured In Single Day
The covid-related death toll climbed to 24309
Over 29,000 Cases In India In 24 Hours, Highest Number Of Patients Cured In Single Day
New Delhi: In India the number of fresh coronavirus cases rose a record 29,429 today, resulting in its overall tally to 936181, even as the recovery rate further improved.
In the 24 hours, 582 fatalities were reported and the death toll has climbed to 24309, as per the data of the Health Ministry.
20572 patients were declared cured, in the past 24 hours, taking the number of recoveries to 592031. This is the highest ever patients cured in a single day. There are 319840 active cases of the coronavirus infection currently in the country.
The ICMR on Tuesday said that Human clinical trials for a vaccine for coronavirus have been initiated in the country with approx 1,000 volunteers participating in the exercise for each of the two indigenously developed vaccine candidates.
Rajesh Bhushan, the officer on special duty in the Health Ministry told a press briefing that Despite being the second-most populous country of the world, the daily growth rate of new COVID-19 cases in India has been coming down continuously from around 38.2 percent in March to 3.24 percent on July 12