India records over 63,000 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, tally at 25.89 lakh

India’s coronavirus cases on Sunday rose to 25,89,682 as 63,489 people have tested Covid-19 positive in a day, according to Health Ministry data.

The death toll climbed to 49,980 with 944 people succumbing to the disease.

Of the total cases, 18,62,258 have been cured/discharged. There are 6,77,444 active cases of COVID-19 in India.

The recovery rate among the coronavirus patients stands at 71.61%.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Sunday said a total of 2,93,09,703 samples have been tested up to August 15 of which 7,46,608 samples were tested yesterday.