India records 54,069 new cases of COVID-19, 1,321 deaths in a day

24 June 2021, 12:16 pm

Chennai: COVID-19 patients undergo treatment at Government Kilpauk Medical College (GKMC) Hospital ,in Chennai, Tuesday, May 18, 2021. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar)(PTI05_18_2021_000212B)

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The number of active cases has declined to 6,27,057 and is 2.08 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate has also improved to 96.61 per cent, the data updated at 8 am showed.

A net decline of 16,137 cases in the COVID-19 caseload has been recorded in a day.

According to the inoculation data published at 7 am, India administered 64.89 lakh vaccine doses in a day taking the cumulative number of jabs given so far to 30.16 crore.