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COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Maharashtra tally crosses 7 lakh-mark with 10425 fresh cases

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Published: 25th August 2020 08:11 AM  |   Last Updated: 26th August 2020 08:24 AM   |  A+A-

Health workers conduct COVID-19 antigen tests. (Photo | PTI)

Health workers conduct COVID-19 antigen tests. (Photo | PTI)

By Online Desk

With 60,975 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, India's COVID-19 tally rose to 31,67,323, while recoveries surged to 24,04,585 pushing the recovery rate to 75.92 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

The death toll climbed to 58,390 with 848 fatalities being reported in a span of 24-hours, the data updated at 8 am showed.

The COVID-19 case fatality rate has declined to 1.84 per cent.

There are 7,04,348 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 22.24 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7.


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