India has registered 38,310 fresh COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours when 490 people lost their lives to the viral disease, government data released this morning shows. The country has so far recorded a total of 82.67 lakh Covid cases with 1,23,097 coronavirus related deaths.
The one-day Covid tally is 15 percent lower than Sunday’s when the country recorded 45,231 new cases. This is also the first time in a week when the one-day tally dropped below the 40,000 mark.
With a recovery rate of 92 per cent, more than 76 lakh coronavirus patients have been cured and discharged since the pandemic’s outbreak in India in January.