Covid-19: India records 30,093 new cases, lowest in 125 days

New Delhi: With 30,093 fresh infections, India’s Coronavirus caseload rose to 3,11,74,322 today.

According to Union Health Ministry data updated this morning, the country’s Covid-19 death toll climbed to 4,14,482 with 374 daily fatalities.

While 30,093 cases being the lowest in 125 days, the fatalities (374) are said to be lowest in 117 days.

As many as 17,92,336 tests were conducted on Monday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of Covid-19 in the country to 44,73,41,133.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,03,53,710, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.33 per cent, the data stated.

Cumulative vaccine doses administered so far has reached 41.18 crore under the nationwide vaccination drive.

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.

India crossed the grim milestone of two crore on 4 May and three crore on 23 June.

 

NT Bureau