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India registers 36,595 Covid cases in the last 24 hours, total recoveries exceed 9 million


India’s coronavirus (Covid-19) count on Friday surpassed 9.5 million after 36,595 new cases and 540 deaths were added in the past 24 hours. The total cases now include 416,082 active cases, more than 9 million recoveries and 139,188 deaths, according to the Union Ministry of Health dashboard.

Today is the 27th when the country’s daily Covid-19 count stayed below the 50,000 mark. The last time daily new cases crossed the 50,000 threshold was on November 7. Active cases remained below 500,000, while recoveries make up more than 94 percent of total cases.

According to the ICMR, more than 14 million samples have been analyzed as of December 3 and 1,170,102 samples were analyzed Thursday.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is ready to interact with leaders of various political parties from both Houses of Parliament to discuss the Covid-19 situation in India. This is the second meeting of all parties called by the Center to discuss the virus situation since the outbreak.

The global Covid-19 count has risen to more than 65 million of whom have lost their lives and more than 45 million have recovered so far. The United States, which remains the most affected country, recorded more than 210,000 infections in the past 24 hours, bringing the overall count to more than 14.5 million.

Hindustan Times