India’s coronavirus count has crossed the 27-lakh mark in the last 24 hours, even as the recovery rate has improved to 73.17 percent.
The country recorded a spike of 55,079, taking its overall tally to 27,02,743. Also, there were 876 deaths in the said period, taking the death toll past the 51,000 mark to 51,797.
Meanwhile, the number of recovered and active cases, stood at 19,77,780 and 6,73,166 respectively.
While India continues to be the third worst-affected nation after the United States and Brazil respectively, its recovery rate is now a healthy 73.17 percent. The positivity and fatality rates, meanwhile, are at 24.90 percent and 1.91 percent respectively.
Also, in the last 24 hours, a total of 8,99,864 COVID-19 tests were conducted-the highest in a day-taking the total number of tests done thus far to 3,09,41,264.