Covid-19: India records 44,648 new cases and 496 deaths

New Delhi: With 44,658 fresh infections, India’s Coronavirus caseload rose to 3,26,03,188 today.

According to the Union Health Ministry data updated this morning, the country’s Covid-19 death toll climbed to 4,36,861 with 496 fresh fatalities.

The active cases rose to 3,44,899. 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