Total recoveries from COVID-19 in the country today inched closer to touch the two million mark. A total of 17 lakh 51 thousand 555 people have recovered in the country so far. Fifty five thousand 573 recoveries were reported during the last 24 hours. With this, the recovery rate improved to 71.17 per cent in the country. The case fatality rate stands at 1.95 per cent.
The Health Ministry said, 64 thousand 553 new cases of COVID-19 have been registered in the country in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases to 24 lakh 61 thousand 191. Presently, the total number of active cases in the country is six lakh 61 thousand 595. In a single day, one thousand seven deaths were also reported taking the toll to 48 thousand 40.