India reports over 62,000 Covid-19 cases taking tally to over 22 lakh

New Delhi: India on Monday reported a spike of over 62,000 cases and 1,007 deaths. This is the fourth day in a row that the country has recorded more than 60,000 cases in a single day and with that, India's Covid-19 tally has crossed 22-lakh mark and toll over 44,000.

Meanwhile, the number of recoveries has also climbed to over 15 lakh, which is more than double the number of active cases in the country at present, further improving the recovery rate to 68.78%.

India reports a single-day spike of 62,064 cases and 1,007 cases taking the total to 22,15,075 cases and 44,386 deaths

Over 2,45,83,558 samples tested upto August 9. On August 9 alone, 4,77,023 were tested for Covid-19, said ICMR. Desk: Asianet Online