India registered 62,064 new cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and 1,007 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the tally to 2,215,075, according to the Union health ministry.
There are 634,945 active cases and 44,386 people have died of the viral disease so far, the health ministry’s dashboard showed at 8am. There have been more than 60,000 cases daily since last Friday.
The country’s recovery rate touched 69.33% as record 54,859 Covid-19 patients were cured in a single day, data showed. More than 1.5 million people have been discharged across the country till date.
The gap between the number of recovered and active cases is more than 900,000 now. According to the government, the country’s fatality rate has further slumped, touching an improved rate of 2.01% on Sunday.
The government has also said that coronavirus infections still remain concentrated in 10 states, which contribute more than 80% of the new Covid-19 cases.