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.
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.
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.
Daily cases rose by less than 40,000 for the third straight day on Wednesday, according to a Reuters tally.
Deaths rose by 501, the health ministry said, with the total now at 138,122.
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.
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%.
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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