New Delhi: India on Wednesday registered a high spike of 89,706 new COVID cases during the past 24 hours, while 1,115 more people succumbed to it in the same duration, the Union Health Ministry update said.
The spike in new cases on Wednesday was higher as compared to Tuesday’s , while the cured/discharged cases since Tuesday were clocked at 74,894, pushing the recoveries to 33,98,844.
The recovery rate as now improved a bit more , and now stands at 77.77 per cent.
Country’s overall tally has now stands at 43,70,129, as per the government data, and the fatalities have now mounted to 73,890.
The fatality rate currently stands at 1.69 per cent.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), in the past 24 hours, 11,54,549 samples were tested, taking the total tests conducted to 5,18,04,677, till date.
Globally, the United States of America remains at the top spot with over 62 lakh case count so far , followed by India at number two and then Brazil at third spot.