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Covid-19 outbreak in India, records over 20,000 cases, 60 fatalities in past 24 hours

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: Coronavirus is increasing rapidly again in India. So Centre has already warn people to wear mask and stay protected and keep distance. Covid-19 outbreak in India after 21,880 new cases of corona virus infection were reported in a day, the number of infected people in the country increased to 4,38,47,065. At the same time, the number of patients under treatment increased to 1,49,482 and 60 fatalities recorded in last 24 hours.

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According to the data released by the Union Health Ministry at 8 am on Friday, after the death of 60 more people due to infection in the country, the death toll increased to 5,25,930. The number of patients under treatment for Covid-19 in the country has increased to 1,49,482, which is 0.34 percent of the total cases.

There has been an increase of 601 cases in the number of patients under treatment in the last 24 hours. The national rate of recovery of patients is 98.46 percent.

Significantly, on 7 August 2020, the number of infected people in the country had exceeded 20 lakh, on 23 August 2020, 30 lakh and on 5 September 2020, more than 40 lakh.

The total cases of infection crossed 50 lakh on 16 September 2020, 60 lakh on 28 September 2020, 70 lakh on 11 October 2020, 80 lakh on 29 October 2020 and 90 lakh on 20 November.

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On December 19, 2020, these cases had exceeded one crore in the country. Last year, on May 4, the number of infected had crossed 20 million and on June 23, 2021, it crossed 30 million. On January 25 this year, the cases had crossed four crores.

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