India’s COVID-19 tally of cases raced past 70 lakh, 13 days after it had crossed the 60-lakh mark, while the national recovery rate stood at 86.17 per cent,according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday. The COVID-19 caseload mounted to 70,53,806 with 74,383 infections being reported in a day. The death toll climbed to 1,08,334 with 918 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours,the data updated at 8 am showed. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease have crossed 60 lakh. India’s recovery rate increased marginally to 86.2 per cent, death rate stood steady at 1.5 per cent and daily positivity rate increased marginally to 6.9 per cent as more than 10.7 lakh tests were conducted in 24 hours.