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Covid-19: India registers 14,849 new cases, 155 more deaths | India News


NEW DELHI: The number of Covid-19 cases from India has risen to 1,06,54,533 with 14,849 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in one day, while the number of recoveries increased to 1,03,16,786 , according to the Ministry of Health.
The death toll due to the viral disease has risen to 1.53,339 with 155 more deaths, the ministry’s data updated at 8 a.m. showed.
The number of people who have recovered from the disease has risen to 1,03,16,786, bringing the national Covid-19 recovery rate to 96.83%, while the fatality rate stands at 1, 44%.
The number of active Covid-19 cases in the country remained below two lakhs for the fifth day in a row.
There are currently 1.84,408 active cases of the coronavirus infection in the country, accounting for 1.73 percent of its total case burden, according to the data.
India’s Covid-19 count had crossed the 20 lakh mark on August 7 last year, the 30 lakh mark on August 23, the 40 lakh mark on September 5, and the 50 lakh mark on 16 of September.
It went from 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.
According to the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 19,17,66,871 samples have been tested in the country so far for the viral disease, including 7,81,752 on Saturday.

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