COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Odisha's caseload crosses 47,000-mark; death toll mounts to 286

Odisha registered its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 deaths on Monday as 14 patients succumbed to the disease, while 1,528 new infections pushed its caseload to 47,455.

Published: 09th August 2020 08:13 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th August 2020 07:37 AM   |  A+A-

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By Online Desk

The Union Health Ministry on Monday said that India recorded a spike of 62,064 cases and 1,007 deaths in the past 24-hours. 

The rise in daily caseload took the tally to 22,15,075 including 6,34,945 active cases, 15,35,744 cured or discharged and total 44,386 deaths.

Meanwhile, the Health Ministry also said that with a recovery rate of almost 70 per cent, India's COVID-19 recoveries crossed the peak of 1.5 million in the last 24 hours. Total recoveries now exceed the active cases by more than nine lakhs.


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