The covid-19 caseload in India rises to 96.44 lakh



India's Covid-19 caseload rose to 96.44 lakh while the total number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 91 lakh, pushing the national recovery rate to 94.37 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data, updated on Sunday.

The Covid-19 active caseload plunged to almost 4 lakh after 138 days.

The total coronavirus cases mounted to 96,44,222 with 36,011 new infections being reported in a day, while the death toll crossed to 1.40 lakh with 482 new fatalities.

There are 4,03,248 active coronavirus infections in the country which comprises 4.18 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

According to the ICMR, 14,69,86,575 samples have been tested up to December 5 with 11,01,063 samples being tested on Saturday. (PTI)


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