India's COVID-19 infection tally crosses 74 lakh with 62,212 new cases
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India's COVID-19 infection tally crosses 74 lakh with 62,212 new cases

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October 17, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload went past 74 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 65 lakh pushing the recovery rate to 87.78 per cent, according to data updated by the Union Health Ministry on Saturday.


New Delhi, 17 October 2020

As per news report of PTI, the coronavirus death toll climbed to 1,12,998 with the virus claiming 837 lives in a day, while the infection tally mounted to 74,32,680 with 62,212 new cases being reported, the data updated at 8 am showed. The active cases of coronavirus infection dropped below eight lakh for the first time in one-and-half months, the ministry said. For nine days in a row the active cases remained below nine lakh.

Source -PTI


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