India reports 1,007 corona deaths in a day

Over 62,000 new cases detected

11 August, 2020 12:00 AM printer

NEW DELHI: India’s novel coronavirus tally crossed the 22-lakh mark on Monday with 62,064 new circumstances, whereas the dying toll climbed to 44,386 with 1,007 extra fatalities, the Well being Ministry stated, reports PTI.

The recoveries surged to 15,35,743 with a file 54,859 extra folks recuperating up to now 24 hours, taking the restoration price to 69.33 per cent. The case fatality price has dropped to about 2 per cent, the ministry stated.

There are 6,34,945 lively circumstances of the coronavirus illness (COVID-19).

The full coronavirus circumstances now stands at 22,15,074, together with 44,386 deaths, based on the ministry knowledge.

That is the fourth consecutive day that the COVID-19 circumstances have elevated by greater than 60,000.

As many as 4,77,023 samples have been examined on Sunday, taking the overall to 2,45,83,558, based on the Indian Council of Medical  Analysis.

India has the third-highest caseload in the world after the United States and Brazil. It has the fifth-most deaths but its fatality rate of about 2% is far lower than the top two hardest-hit countries.