Covid-19: India crosses 91-lakh mark; death toll up 1,33,738

New Delhi: With 44,059 fresh infections, India’s Coronavirus cases crossed 91-lakh mark today.

According to Union Health Ministry data released this morning, the country’s total Covid-19 caseload now stands at 91,39,865. The death toll climbed to 1,33,738 with 511 new fatalities.

The number of active cases remained below 5 lakh for the thirteenth consecutive day.There are 4,43,486 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country as on date which comprises 4.85 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

The recoveries surged to 85,62,641, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.

The national recovery rate was recorded 93.68 per cent, while the Covid-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.46 per cent.

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

According to the ICMR, over 13.25 crore samples have been tested up to 22 November with 8,49,596 samples being tested on Sunday.


NT Bureau