Vastavam Web: India witnessed a sharp rise in the fresh Coronavirus infections as 86,821 new cases were detected in the past 24 hours. Compared to yesterday, India added over 6,000 more cases.
According to the Union Health Ministery data, with the 86,821 fresh infections, India’s caseload surpassed the 63-lakh mark and rose to 63,12,585.
India saw a dip in recoveries with 85,376 patients beating the virus. With a recovery rate of 83.5 percent, a total of 52.7 lakh patients have been recovered so far. The active cases stood at 9,40,705. With 1,181 patients breathing their last in the past 24 hours, the total COVID-19 casualties zoomed to 98,678. India has a mortality rate of 1.6 percent.