Covid-19: India records 25,166 new cases and 437 deaths

New Delhi: With 25,166 fresh infections, India’s Coronavirus caseload rose to 3,22,50,679 today.

According to the Union health Ministry data updated this morning, the country’s Covid-19 death toll has climbed to 4,32,079 with 437 daily fatalities.

The active cases have declined to 3,69,846, the lowest in 146 days. Also, 15,63,985 tests were conducted on Monday, taking the cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of Covid-19 in the country to 49,66,29,524.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,14,48,754. Cumulatively, 55.47 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive so far with more than 88.13 lakh doses being administered in the last 24 hours, which is the highest ever vaccination achieved in a single day, the Ministry said.

India’s Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on 7 August, 2020, 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