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India's Covid tally crosses 3-crore mark with 50,848 fresh cases

The active cases further declined to 6, 43,194 comprising 2. 14 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 96. 56 per cent.

Published: 23rd June 2021 10:20 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd June 2021 10:20 AM   |  A+A-

A health worker collects swab samples for Covid testing. (Photo |EPS/Parveen Negi)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: India's total tally of COVID-19 cases crossed the 3-crore mark with one crore infections being added in 50 days.

The total tally mounted to 3,00,28,709, with 50,848 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day.

The death toll climbed to 3,90,660 with 1,358 fresh fatalities, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.

India's total COVID-19 infections had surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19 after which it took around 136 days to cross the 2-crore mark on May 4.

The active cases further declined to 6, 43,194 comprising 2. 14 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 96. 56 per cent, the data updated at 8 am showed.

A net decline of 19,327 cases has been recorded in the COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.



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