Active COVID-19 cases remain below 2 lakh for twelfth straight day; 13,052 cases reported in past 24 hours

Active COVID-19 cases remain below 2 lakh for twelfth straight day; 13,052 cases reported in past 24 hours

There are 1,68,784 active coronavirus infections in the country, which account for 1.57 percent of the total caseload, the official data stated

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New Delhi: With 13,052 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India’s COVID-19 tally has gone up to 1,07,46,183, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease has surged to 1,04,23,125, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.

The national recovery rate has climbed to 96.99 per cent.

The death toll increased to 1,54,274 with 127 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,04,23,125. The COVID-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.44 per cent.

The total COVID-19 active cases remained below 2 lakh for the 12th consecutive day.

There are 1,68,784 active coronavirus infections in the country which comprises 1.57 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on 7 August, 30 lakh on 23 August, 40 lakh on 5 September and 50 lakh on 16 September. It went past 60 lakh on 28 September, 70 lakh on 11 October, crossed 80 lakh on 29 October, 90 lakh on 20 November and surpassed the one-crore mark on 19 December.

According to the ICMR, 19,65,88,372 samples have been tested up to 30 January with 7,50,964 samples being tested on Saturday.

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