India's COVID-19 tally over 67.57 lakh with 72,049 fresh infections; fatality rate at 1.55%

New Delhi: India's confirmed COVID-19 cases climbed to 67.57 lakh after 72,049 fresh infections were registered in past 24 hours, according to the latest data updated by Union Health Ministry

While, 57,44,693 people have recuperated so far pushing the national recovery rate to 85.02 percent on Wednesday, said the health ministry.

The total coronavirus cases mounted to 67,57,131, while the toll climbed to 1,04,555 with the novel coronavirus virus claiming 986 lives in a span of 24 hours in the country, the data updated at 8 am showed.

The COVID-19 case fatality rate has further declined to 1.55 percent.

There are 9,07,883 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 13.44 percent of the total caseload, the data stated.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a cumulative total of 8,22,71,654 samples have been tested so far with 11,99,857 samples being tested on Tuesday alone.

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