India on Thursday recorded 24,712 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking the country’s total tally to 1,01,23,778, according to the Union Health Ministry’s data. The national recovery rate is now at 95.75%. The death toll has climbed to 1,46,756 with 312 new deaths in a span of 24 hours.
The total active cases in the country stand at 2,83,849 which comprises 2.80 % of the total caseload, the data stated. The total discharged cases stand at 96,93,173 with 29,791 new discharges in the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, the country tested 16,53,08,366 samples for Covid-19 on Wednesday that is, 23 December. India has so far tested 10,39,645 samples so far, revealed the Indian Council of Medical Research.
India’s coronavirus tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on 7 August, 30 lakh on 23 August and 40 lakh on 5 September. It went past 50 lakh on 16 September, 60 lakh on 28 September, 70 lakh on 11 October, crossed 80 lakh on 29 October, and surpassed 90 lakh on 20 November.