Coronavirus India Live Updates: India has logged 53,601 cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours with 871 deaths, the Union Health Ministry said. The total number of cases in the country has now shot up to 22,68,675 with 45,257 fatalities.
15,83,489 COVID-19 patients have recovered from the infection, taking the recovery rate to 69.79 per cent, the ministry said today.
India added more than 53,000 cases in a matter of 24 hours, taking the total tally to 22.6 lakh in the world’s third-worst infected country, according to the Health Ministry’s update as of 8 a.m. on Aug. 11. This includes over 45,200 deaths and more than 15.8 lakh patients who have recovered.
The 53,601 fresh cases, though still high, are lower than the 60,000 odd cases reported everyday for the last four days. Today additional cases are the lowest in six days.