India’s contagion tally nears 15 lakh, recovery rate at 64.23%

New Delhi: India has registered a spike of 47704 novel coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, pushing the tally to 1483157 on Tuesday while the recovery rate also has improved to 64.23 per cent.
According to the Health Ministry, the active cases of the infection across the country stood at 496988.
On the brighter side, the total recoveries so far have now reached 952744, and the difference between active cases and the recovered was improving day by day.
The data stated that the cured and discharged cases have exceeded the active cases by 455756.
However, the fatalities due to the contagion have also increased to 33425, after the country recorded a sharp spike of 654 deaths reported due to the pandemic in the past 24 hours.
Meanwhile, a total of 1,73,34,885 samples have been tested for COVID-19, as per the Indian Council of Medical Research till Monday.