Coronavirus cases: India reports 54,069 new COVID-19 cases, 1,321 deaths in last 24 hours
New Delhi, June 24: The Union health ministry on Thursday said that India reported 54,069 new cases in last 24 hours. According to the health ministry, India's active caseload declined to 6,27,057.
So far, 2,90,63,740 total recoveries have been recorded across the country. In the last 24 hours, 68,885 patients recovered from the deadly virus. Daily recoveries continue to outnumber the daily new cases for the 42nd consecutive day.
It can be seen that the recovery rate has been increased to 96.61 per cent. Weekly Positivity Rate remains below 5 per cent, currently at 3.04 per cent, the health ministry said.
It is also the 17th consecutive day when India reported less than one lakh new coronavirus cases. On March 23, India had recorded 47,262 cases while on June 22 India reported 42,640 cases.
The active cases have now come down below 8 lakh. The country has 6,27,057 active cases presently and has witnessed 3,91,981 deaths so far.
According to the Union Health Ministry, a total of 68,885 people have been discharged in the last 24 hours, taking the total discharge to 2,90,63,740 till date.
India's COVID-19 caseload in past 7 days: