India Crosses “Landmark Milestone” With 60 Lakh Recoveries


India crossed a “landmark milestone”, the government said on Sunday as the country reported 60 lakh recoveries from the novel coronavirus, which has affected more than 70 lakh people in the country, taking it closer to overtaking the United States which currently has over 76 lakh cases.

With 74,383 new infections, India’s Covid tally now stands at 70,53,806, the data released by the Health Ministry on Sunday showed. India reported 918 deaths linked to the virus on Sunday, taking the total number of fatalities to 1,08,334.

For the third day in a row the active cases of COVID-19 remained below nine lakh.

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