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While the fatality rate has further come down to 2.01 per cent, the recoveries rose to 14,80,885 after 53,879 patients were cured in the past 24 hrs, the government data added.
There are currently 6,28,747 active cases in the country. The total number of recoveries have now exceeded the active cases by 8,52,138.
A total of 2,41,06,535 samples have been tested for COVID as per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) till Saturday. (UNI)