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India’s Covid-19 count rises to 90.95 lakh with 45,209 new cases | India News


NEW DELHI: India has reported 45,209 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the count of infections in the country to 90.95 lakh, while recoveries rose to 85,21,617, according to data from the Ministry of Health of the Union updated on Sunday.
The death toll rose to 1.33,227 with 501 more deaths, while total coronavirus cases rose to 90.95,806, data updated at 8 a.m. showed.
The number of active cases remained below five lakh for the twelfth consecutive day.
Total recoveries increased to 85,21,617, bringing the national recovery rate to 93.69 percent, while the Covid-19 fatality rate dropped to 1.46 percent.
There are 4,40,962 active cases in the country to date, which represent 4.85 percent of the total number of cases, according to the data.
India’s Covid-19 count had crossed the 20 lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, and 40 lakh on September 5.
It passed 50 lakh on September 16, 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29 and exceeded 90 lakh on November 20.
According to the ICMR, as of November 22, more than 13.17 crore of samples have been tested and 10.75,326 samples have been analyzed on Saturday.

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