After 83,347 new cases of coronavirus infection were reported in India, the total number of infected people exceeded 56 lakhs, out of which more than 45 lakh people have become recovered from the virus. The Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday that the rate of recovery of patients in the country has been 81.25 percent.
According to the updated data released by the health ministry at 8AM in the morning, after the arrival of 83,347 new cases in the last 24 hours, infection cases in the country increased to 56,46,010. At the same time, after the death of 1,085 more people, the death toll rose to 90,020. So far 45,87,613 people in the country have been infection free. Death rate from Covid-19 has dropped to 1.59 percent.
According to the data, 9,68,377 patients are still under treatment in the country for corona virus, which is 17.15 percent of the total cases. In India, cases of Covid-19 had crossed 20 lakh on 7 August, 30 million on 23 August, 40 million on 5 September, 50 lakh on 16 September, and now it has crossed 56 lac cases.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 6,62,79,462 samples of Covid-19 were tested till September 22 in the country, of which 9,53,683 samples were tested on Tuesday.