Coronavirus cases in India: Covid-19 number crosses 22 Lakh
Updated: August 10, 2020 21:58 pm
Coronavirus cases in India: COVID-19 cases have jumped from 10 lakh to 22 lakh in 24 days, with over 60,000 infections reported daily in the last four days, an analysis of the Health Ministry data showed on Monday. However, the recoveries have also surged rapidly to over 15 lakh with a record 54,859 people recuperating in the past 24 hours, according to the data. The recovery rate now stands at nearly 70 per cent. India's case fatality rate has dropped to about 2 per cent, the ministry said. India breached the one million-mark on July 17, reporting 10,03,832 COVID-19 cases and 25,602 deaths. On August 7, the total number of COVID-19 cases stood at 20,27,074 with 41,585 deaths.