Coronavirus: India’s recoveries cross 1-crore mark, 20,346 new COVID-19 cases reported

First Published Jan 7, 2021, 1:17 PM IST

India's Covid-19 caseload rose to 1,03,95,278 with 20,346 new infections being reported in a day, while the number of recoveries surpassed one crore, according to data updated by the Union health ministry on Thursday.
 

<p>India's Covid-19 caseload rose to 1,03,95,278 with 20,346 new infections being reported in a day, while the number of recoveries surpassed one crore, according to data updated by the Union health ministry on Thursday.</p>

India's Covid-19 caseload rose to 1,03,95,278 with 20,346 new infections being reported in a day, while the number of recoveries surpassed one crore, according to data updated by the Union health ministry on Thursday.

<p>The death toll increased to 1,50,336 as 222 people succumbed to the disease in a span of 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am showed.</p>

The death toll increased to 1,50,336 as 222 people succumbed to the disease in a span of 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am showed.

<p>The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,00,16,859, pushing the national recovery rate to 96.36%, while the Covid-19 case fatality rate stood at 1.45%.</p>

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,00,16,859, pushing the national recovery rate to 96.36%, while the Covid-19 case fatality rate stood at 1.45%.

<p>The number of active Covid-19 cases remained below three lakh for the 17th consecutive day.</p>

The number of active Covid-19 cases remained below three lakh for the 17th consecutive day.

<p>There are 2,28,083 active coronavirus cases in the country, which account for 2.19% of the total caseload, the data stated.</p>

There are 2,28,083 active coronavirus cases in the country, which account for 2.19% of the total caseload, the data stated.

<p>India's Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.</p>

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India's Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.

 

<p>It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and the one-crore mark on December 19.</p>

It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and the one-crore mark on December 19.

<p>According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 17,84,00,995 samples have been tested for Covid-19 till January 6, including 9,37,590 on Wednesday.</p>

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 17,84,00,995 samples have been tested for Covid-19 till January 6, including 9,37,590 on Wednesday.

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