Covid-19: India records 43,263 new cases and 338 deaths

New Delhi: With 43,263 fresh infections, India’s Coronavirus caseload rose to 3,31,39,981 today.

Acording to the Union Health Ministry data updated this morning, the country’s death toll climbed to 4,41,749 with 338 fresh fatalities.

The active cases increased to 3,93,614 comprising 1.19 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.48 per cent, 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