Coronavirus: India’s COVID-19 caseload stays below 50,000 for 25th straight day

First Published Dec 2, 2020, 1:31 PM IST

India's Covid-19 caseload rose to 94.99 lakh, while the total number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 89 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to over 94%, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.

<p>India's daily coronavirus cases continued to stay below the 50,000 mark for the 25th straight day, with 36,604 new infections reported, data from the health ministry showed on Wednesday.</p>

India's daily coronavirus cases continued to stay below the 50,000 mark for the 25th straight day, with 36,604 new infections reported, data from the health ministry showed on Wednesday.

<p>The country now has 9.5 million total infections, but cases have been dipping since a peak in September, in spite of a busy festival season last month.</p>

The country now has 9.5 million total infections, but cases have been dipping since a peak in September, in spite of a busy festival season last month.

<p>Daily cases rose by less than 40,000 for the third straight day on Wednesday, according to a Reuters tally.</p>

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Daily cases rose by less than 40,000 for the third straight day on Wednesday, according to a Reuters tally.

 

<p>Deaths rose by 501, the health ministry said, with the total now at 138,122.</p>

Deaths rose by 501, the health ministry said, with the total now at 138,122.

<p>The active Covid-19 caseload remained below 5 lakh for the 22nd consecutive day. There are 4,28,644 active coronavirus infections in the country which comprises 4.51% of the total caseload, the data stated.</p>

The active Covid-19 caseload remained below 5 lakh for the 22nd consecutive day. There are 4,28,644 active coronavirus infections in the country which comprises 4.51% of the total caseload, the data stated.

<p>The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 89,32,647 pushing the national recovery rate to 94.03%, while the Covid-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.45%.</p>

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 89,32,647 pushing the national recovery rate to 94.03%, while the Covid-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.45%.

<p>According to the ICMR, 14,24,45,949 samples have been tested up to December 1 with 10,96,651 samples being tested on Tuesday.</p>

According to the ICMR, 14,24,45,949 samples have been tested up to December 1 with 10,96,651 samples being tested on Tuesday.

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