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Covid-19: India registers 14,545 new cases | India News


NEW DELHI: The number of Covid-19 cases from India increased to 1,06,25,428 with 14,545 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in one day, while recoveries increased to 1,02,83,708, according to the data from the Union Ministry of Health updated on Friday.
The death toll rose to 1,53,032 with 163 new deaths a day, updated data showed at 8 a.m.
The number of people who have recovered from the disease rose to 1,02,83,708, raising the national Covid-19 recovery rate from 96.78 percent, while the Covid-19 fatality rate stands at at 1.44 percent.
The number of active Covid-19 cases remained below 2 lakh for the third day in a row. There are 1,88,688 active coronavirus infections in the country, accounting for 1.78 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, 19,01,48,024 samples have been analyzed as of January 21 and 8,00,242 samples have been analyzed on Thursday.

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