Covid-19: India reports 8,635 new cases and 94 deaths

New Delhi: With 8,635 new infections, India’s Coronavirus caseload rose to 1,07,66,245 today.

According to Union Health Ministry data released this morning, the country’s Covid-19 death toll increased to 1,54,486 with 94 new fatalities, the lowest in eight months.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,04,48,406 and there are 1,63,353 active Coronavirus infections in the country.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, 19,77,52,057 samples have been tested up to February 1 with 6,59,422 samples being tested on Monday

The Health Ministry stressed that more than 70 per cent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.

 

NT Bureau