Coronavirus India: Total number of COVID-19 cases cross 58-lakh mark
New Delhi : The total number of coronavirus cases in India has crossed the 58-lakh mark, out of which 47 lakh people have recovered from the disease, taking the total recovery rate to 81.74 per cent.
According to the official data released by the Union Health Ministry, the total number of coronavirus cases mounted to 58,18,570 with 86,052 infections being reported in a day. The death toll climbed to 92,290 with 1,141 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The total recoveries have surged to 47,56,164.
The COVID-19 case fatality rate due to the coronavirus infection was recorded at 1.59 per cent.
As per the latest figures, the total number of active coronavirus cases in the nation stands at 9,70,116 which comprises 16.67 per cent of the total caseload.
India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and it went past 50 lakh on September 16.
According to ICMR, a cumulative total of 6,89,28,440 samples have been tested up to September 24 with 14,92,409 samples being tested on Thursday.