India’s COVID-19 tally of cases climbed to 1,05,81,837 with 10,064 new cases in a day, while 1,02,28,753 people have recuperated so far pushing the national recovery rate to 96.66 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday. There are 2,00,528 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 1.90 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.
The total coronavirus cases mounted to 1,05,81,837 and the death toll climbed to 1,52,556 with the novel coronavirus virus claiming 137 lives in a span of 24 hours in the country, the data updated at 8 am showed.
The COVID-19 case fatality rate stood at 1.44 per cent.
According to the ICMR, a total of 18,78,02,827 samples were tested for COVID-19 up to 18th January.