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India reports over 3.49 lakh new COVID-19 cases, 2,767 deaths in single day

India reports over 3.49 lakh new COVID-19 cases, 2,767 deaths in single day

India reports over 3.49 lakh new COVID-19 cases, 2,767 deaths in single day
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By CNBCTV18.com Apr 25, 2021 10:45 AM IST (Updated)

India has reported a record single-day rise of 3,49,691 new coronavirus infections, taking the country's total tally of COVID-19 cases to 1,69,60,172, while active cases surpassed the 26-lakh mark, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.

India has reported a record single-day rise of 3,49,691 new coronavirus infections, taking the country's total tally of COVID-19 cases to 1,69,60,172, while active cases surpassed the 26-lakh mark, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.

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There were a record 2,767 daily new fatalities, increasing the death toll to 1,92,311, the data updated at 8 am showed.
The active cases have increased to 26,82,751 comprising 15.82 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has further dropped to 83.05 percent.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease increased to 1,40,85,110, while the case fatality rate has fallen to 1.13 percent, as per the data.
India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19. India crossed the grim milestone of 1.50 crore on April 19.
According to the ICMR, 27,79,18,810 samples have been tested up to April 25, with 17,19,588 samples being tested on Saturday.
(With agency inputs)
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