India's Covid Tally Crosses 60L; Fresh Relaxations In The Offing In Unlock 5
Millennium Post Delhi|September 29, 2020
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India's Covid Tally Crosses 60L; Fresh Relaxations In The Offing In Unlock 5
Number of recoveries surge to 50.17 lakh

NEW DELHI: India is nearing the conclusion of the fourth stage of nationwide Unlock, which will come to an end on September 30. Unlock 4, which began on September 1, saw the Centre give various significant relaxations like the resumption of Metro services for the first time since late March and partial reopening of schools for Classes IX-XII.

India’s Covid tally galloped past 60 lakh on Monday with 82,170 new cases, while the number of recoveries surged to 50.17 lakh after 74,893 more people recuperated, the Union Health ministry said.

The death toll climbed to 95,542 with 1,039 more deaths. There are 9,62,640 active cases of the disease, comprising 15.85 per cent of the caseload, according to the ministry data.

The total cases mounted to 60,74,702, while 50,16,520 people have recuperated, taking the recovery rate to 82.58 per cent. The case fatality rate declined to 1.57 per cent, it said.

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September 29, 2020