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Covid-19: India registers 21,822 new cases | India News


NEW DELHI: The number of Covid-19 cases from India increased to 1,02,66,674 with 21,822 new infections reported in one day, while the number of people who have recovered from the disease increased to 98.60 lakh, which raised the national recovery rate to more than 96%. according to data from the Union Ministry of Health updated on Thursday.
The death toll rose to 1,48,738 with 299 new deaths, according to data updated at 8 a.m.
The number of people who have recovered from the disease increased to 98.60,280, bringing the national recovery rate to 96.04 percent, while the Covid-19 fatality rate stands at 1.45 percent. hundred.
The number of active Covid-19 cases remained below 3 lakh for the 10th day in a row.
There are 2.57,656 active coronavirus infections in the country, representing 2.51 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, 40 lakh on September 5, and 50 lakh on September 16. It went from 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20, and surpassed the one crore mark on December 19.
According to the ICMR, until December 30, 17,20,49,274 samples have been analyzed and 11,27,244 samples have been analyzed on Wednesday.
The 299 new deaths include 90 from Maharashtra, 28 from West Bengal and Kerala, and 21 from Delhi.
A total of 1,48,738 deaths have been reported in the country so far, including 49,463 from Maharashtra, followed by 12,109 from Tamil Nadu, 12,081 from Karnataka, 10,523 from Delhi, 9,683 from West Bengal, 8,352 from Uttar Pradesh, 7,104 from Andhra Pradesh. and 5,331 from Punjab.
The Ministry of Health highlighted that more than 70 percent of deaths occurred due to comorbidities.
“Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council for Medical Research,” the ministry said on its website, adding that the distribution of the figures statewide is subject to further verification and reconciliation.

Times of India