Coronavirus cases in recorded an increase of 62,212 fresh cases as active cases dropped below the 8 lakh mark for the first time in 1.5 months, Union Health Ministry on Saturday announced.
India recovered 70,816 coronavirus patients in last 24 hours. India recorded recorded 837 deaths in the last 24 hours.
India’s total covid case tally stands at 74,32,681 including 7,95,087 active cases, 65,24,596 cured/discharged/migrated cases and 1,12,998 deaths, informed Union Health Ministry.
“India scales an unprecedented peak. ACTIVE CASES drop below the 8L mark for the first time in 1.5 months,” Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said in a tweet.
“This significant achievement is the outcome of Centre-led targeted strategies leading to high number of RECOVERIES and steadily falling number of FATALITIES,” it said in another tweet.