India’s Coronavirus cases rise to 95.71 lakh

New Delhi: With 36,595 fresh infections, India’s Coronavirus cases mounted to 95,71,559 today.

According to Union Health Ministry data released this morning, the country’s Covid-19 death toll climbed to 1,39,188 with 540 new fatalities.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 90,16,289 pushing the national recovery rate to 94.20 per cent, while the Covid-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.45 per cent.

The active Covid-19 caseload continued to remain below 5 lakh. There are 4,16,082 active Coronavirus infections in the country which comprises 4.35 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 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, 14,47,27,749 samples have been tested up to 3 December with 11,70,102 samples being tested on Thursday.


NT Bureau