Covid-19: India records 12,689 new cases and 137 deaths

New Delhi: With 12,689 fresh infections, India’s Coronavirus caseload rose to  1,06, 89,527  today.

According to Union Health Ministry data released this morning, the country’s Covid-19 death toll increased to 1,53,724 with 137 more fatalities.

As many as 1,03,59,305 people have recuperated from the infection so far pushing the national recovery rate to 96.91 per cent, the data said.

There are 1,76,498 active cases of Coronavirus infection in the country which comprise 1.65 per cent of the total caseload.

According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 19,36,13,120 samples have been tested up to January 26 with 5,50,426 samples being tested on Tuesday.

 

NT Bureau