COVID-19 recoveries in India cross 21-lakh mark, active cases stand at 6.9 lakh; recovery rate over 74%

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India’s total of COVID-19 infections crossed the 29-lakh mark with a single-day spike of 68,898 while the recoveries have increased to more than 21 lakh taking the recovery rate to over 74.30 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data on Friday (August 21, 2020).

The total recoveries surged to 21,58,946 with 62,282 more people recuperating from the infection in the past 24 hours.

The total cases of coronavirus infections mounted to 29,05,823 which includes 6,92,028 active cases of while the death toll rose to 54,849 with 983 new fatalities being reported in a span of 24 hours.

India crossed the 29 lakh cases in over 200 days since the emergence of the first case on January 30. On July 17, the country had registerd 10 lakh cases, which then doubled to 20 lakh in 20 days on August 7. While more than nine lakh cases were added in just 14 days.

The total cases of coronavirus infections mounted to 29,05,823 which includes 6,92,028 active cases of while the death toll rose to 54,849 with 983 new fatalities being reported in a span of 24 hours.

India crossed the 29 lakh cases in over 200 days since the emergence of the first case on January 30. On July 17, the country had registerd 10 lakh cases, which then doubled to 20 lakh in 20 days on August 7. While more than nine lakh cases were added in just 14 days.

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