New Delhi- The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 4,706 in the country, while the number of cases climbed to 1,65,799, registering an increase of 175 deaths and a record jump of 7,466 cases since Thursday 8 am, the Union Health Ministry said.
The number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 89,987, while 71,105 people have recovered and one patient has migrated, it said.
“Thus, around 42.89 per cent patients have recovered so far,” a senior Health Ministry official said.
The total confirmed cases includes foreigners.
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