India records 349,691 Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours


India reported 349,691 new cases on Sunday, the highest single-day spike so far since the pandemic broke out taking the country's caseload to 1.73 crore. A total of 2,767 people were reported dead on Sunday, according to health ministry data, taking total coronavirus fatalities to 192,311, according to the Union Health Ministry.

The active cases have increased to 26,82,751, this comprises 15.82 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate has further dropped to 83.05 per cent. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has surged to 1,40,85,110, while the case fatality rate has further dropped to 1.13 per cent, the data said.