Coronavirus: India's tally soars past 14 Lakh, nearly 50,000 cases in 24 hours | Oneindia News
  • 4 years ago
The number of coronavirus cases in India passed 14 lakh after a record spike of 49,931 fresh infections in the last 24 hours according to the Union Health Ministry. While 708 COVID-19 patients have died since yesterday, taking the total number of Covid-linked deaths to 32,771. Country's coronavirus tally stood at 14,35,453 this morning. More than 9.1 lakh patients have recovered so far and the country's recovery rate stood at 63.92 per cent this morning. The positivity rate stood at 9.68 per cent. The government data shows that India has crossed 14 lakh cases in 179 days. More than three lakh cases have been reported since last Monday when the country's coronavirus cases passed 11 lakh, three days after crossing 10 lakh cases. The country had crossed the one lakh-mark on May 19. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch new COVID-19 testing facilities in Noida, Mumbai and Kolkata, which will ramp up testing capacity and help strengthen early detection and treatment in the country.