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India reports 2.59,170 new cases, 1761 deaths in the last 24 hours | India News

NEW DELHI: India recorded 2,59,170 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, bringing its burden of covid cases to 1,53,21,089, while active cases surpassed the 20 lakh mark, according to data from the Union Health Ministry updated on Tuesday.
The death toll rose crossed the 1.8 lakh mark with a record 1,761 new deaths daily.
Posting a steady increase for the 41st consecutive day, active cases rose to 20,31,977, representing 13.26 percent of total infections, while the national recovery rate from Covid-19 has dropped to 85. , 56 percent.
The number of people who have recovered from the disease rose to 1,31,08,582, while the case fatality rate dropped further to 1.18 percent, according to the data.
According to the ICMR, until April 19, 26,94,14,035 samples have been analyzed and on Monday 15,19,486 samples have been analyzed.

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