India adds 2,59,170 new Covid-
19 cases in a day, record 1,761
India's total tally of COVID-19 cases climbed
to1,53,21,089with2,59,170new coronavirus infections being
reported in a day, while active cases surpassed the 20-lakh mark,
according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.
The death toll increased to1,80,530 with a record 1,761 new
fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
Registering a steady increase for the 41st day in a row, the active
cases increased to 20,31,977, comprising 13.26 per cent of the
total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has
dropped to 85.56 per cent.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease
surged to 1,31,08,582, while the case fatality rate has further
dropped to 1.18 per cent, the data stated. Read More