India records less than 60,000 cases after 81 days
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India records less than 60,000 cases after 81 days

New Delhi, June 20: India recorded less than 60,000 new coronavirus infections after 81 days taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 2,98,81,965, while the active cases further reduced to 7,29,243, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.

A total of 58,419 fresh infections were reported in a day. The death toll climbed to 3,86,713 with 1,576 fresh fatalities, the lowest in 63 days. The active cases further declined to 7,29,243 comprising 2.44 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate improved to 96.27 percent, the data updated at 8 am showed.

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