India recorded 1,033 more COVID19 deaths and 61,871 new cases in the last 24 hours, taking the country’s death toll to 1,14,031 and positive tally to 74,94,551.

According to the Union health ministry data, the daily spike is lower than Saturday’s 62,211 COVID19 cases.

As per the data, the recovery rate of the country stands at 88.03% while the death rate is 1.52%.

Out of the total 74,94,552 COVID19 cases, the active cases dipped by 11,776 since Saturday.

India currently has 7,83,311 active cases.

India continues to report a trend of steadily declining active cases.

“The active cases are less than 8 lakh for the second consecutive day and stand at 7,83,311. The active cases now comprise 10.45% of the total positive cases of the country,” said a statement issued by the Union health ministry on Sunday.

Following the national trend, 22 states/UTs have less than 20,000 active cases, the statement said.

“13 states/UTs have more than 20,000 but less than 50,000 active cases, while 3 states/UTs have more than 50,000 active cases,” it added.

The declining trend of the active cases is complemented by the unbroken rising number of recovered cases.

Covid19 recoveries

The total recovered cases stand at 65,97,209.

The gap between recovered cases and active cases has crossed 58 lakh (58,13,898).

In the last 24 hours, the national recovery rate has further improved to 88.03%, the Union health ministry claimed.

“72,614 COVID patients have recovered and discharged in the last 24 hours whereas the new confirmed cases stand at 61,871. 79% of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 10 States/UTs,” it said.

Maharashtra has contributed the maximum with more than 14,000 single day recovery, it added.

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