The data updated at 8 am on Sunday showed the COVID-19 patients' death toll in India increased to 1,92,311 with a record 2,767 daily new fatalities.

Iran PressAsia: With a record single-day rise of 349,691 new coronavirus infections, India's total tally of COVID-19 cases climbed to 16,960,172, while active cases crossed the 26-lakh mark, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.

The death toll increased to 1,92,311 with a record 2,767 daily new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am on Sunday showed.

Registering a steady increase, the active cases have increased to 2,682,751 comprising 15.82 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has further dropped to 83.05 percent.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 14,085,110, while the case fatality rate has further dropped to 1.13 percent, the data stated.

The government has deployed military planes and trains to get oxygen from the far corners of the country to Delhi.

Television showed an oxygen truck arriving at Delhi’s Batra hospital after it issued an SOS saying it had 90 minutes of oxygen left for its 260 patients.


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