India on Tuesday reported 9,923 fresh COVID-19 cases and 17 deaths in the last 24 hours. The new covid cases mark the active cases 79,313, according to Union health ministry data. The death toll climbed to 5,24,890 with 17 fresh fatalities. The active cases comprise 0.18 per cent of the total infections.
The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.61 per cent, the health ministry said. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,27,15,193. According to ICMR, more than 85.85 cr have been conducted so far in the country, and 3,88,641 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours.