New Delhi. The number of people infected with the corona virus in the country has crossed 74 million, while the number of people who have been infected has also crossed 65 million. Thus, the rate of recovery from infection has been 87.78 percent.
According to the latest data released by the Union Health Ministry on Saturday, the total number of infections has increased to 74,32,68,000 after the arrival of 62,212 new cases of Kovid-19, while the death toll has increased to 1, with 837 deaths due to infection 12,998. The ministry said that for the first time in a month and a half, the number of people under treatment has come down to eight lakhs. At the same time, the number of people under treatment has been less than nine lakhs for the ninth consecutive day.
In the country, 7,95,087 people are undergoing treatment for infection, which is 1.0.7 percent of the total cases, while 65,24,595 people have become infection free so far. The death rate from infection has increased to 1.52 percent. In India, the cases of Kovid-19 crossed the 20 lakh mark on 7 August whereas 30 lakh on 23 August, 4 million on 5 September, 50 lakh on 16 September, 6 million on 28 September and 7 million on 11 October. Have done. According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 9,32,54,017 samples were tested till October 16, of which 9,99,080 samples were tested on Friday. (Agency)