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47,905 New COVID 19 Infections In India; Caseload Climbs To 86.8 Lakh

New Delhi: India saw a single-day increase of 47,905 infections taking the country's COVID 19 caseload to 86,83,916, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease have surged to 80,66,501, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday. The coronavirus death toll climbed to 1,28,121 with 550 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed. The number of active cases remained below 5 lakh for the second consecutive day. There are 4,89,294 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country as on date which comprises 5.63 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.