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India reports 6,822 COVID cases, 220 deaths in last 24 hours

Healthcare workers carry the dead body of COVID victim. [FPK Photo/Qayoom Khan]

New Delhi: In the last 24 hours, India registered 6,822 coronavirus cases, the lowest single-day spike in 558 days, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare India said on Tuesday.

Also in the same period, 220 people succumbed to the virus, which increased the overall countrywide death toll to 4,73,757.

The recovery of 10,004 patients has increased the cumulative tally to 3,40,79,612. Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.36 percent, the highest since March 2020.

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