India Records 54,069 New Instances of COVID-19, 1,321 Passings in a Day

According to data from the Union Ministry of Health of India on Thursday, India reported 54,069 new COVID-19 cases in a single day, bringing the total number of infections to 3,00,82,778, while another 1,321 deaths pushed the death toll to 3,91,981. The number of active cases has dropped to 6,27,057, accounting for 2.08% of the total number of infections. The data updated at 8 am shows that the national COVID-19 recovery rate has also increased to 96.61%.