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With 3,970 new cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and 104 deaths in last 24 hours, India’s tally of the respiratory illness jumped to 85,940 on Saturday morning, the Union health ministry data showed.
The number of Covid-19 cases is now more than China’s, which has reported 82,933 Covid-19 cases, 4,633 of whom have died of the disease, so far.
There are 53,035 active cases, 30,152 people been cured out discharged and 2,752 people have been killed because of Covid-19, according to the health ministry dashboard at 8am. India’s recovery rate had improved to 35%.
India’s fatality rate was 3.20%, compared to the global death rate of 6.92%, according to the figures released by the Union health ministry.