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India's coronavirus caseload crosses 3.1-million mark with 61,408 new cases

With a single-day spike of 61,408 infections, India's COVID-19 tally breached the 31-mn mark, a day after it crossed 3 mn, while recoveries surged to 23,38,035, pushing the recovery rate to over 75%

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Press Trust of India New Delhi
With a single-day spike of 61,408 infections, India's COVID-19 tally breached the 31-lakh mark, a day after it crossed 30 lakh, while recoveries surged to 23,38,035pushing the recovery rate to over 75 per cent,according to the Union Health Ministry data.
India's COVID-19 caseload mounted to 31,06,348, while thedeath toll climbed to57,542 with 836 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 1.85 per cent while the recovery rate has risen to 75.27 per cent.
There are 7,10,771 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 22.88 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.
India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7.
According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 3,59,02,137 samples have been tested up to August 23 with6,09,917 samples being tested on Sunday.

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First Published: Aug 24 2020 | 10:08 AM IST

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