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In 24 hours, India had 1,233 new COVID-19 cases and 31 deaths: Centre

According to Union Health Ministry statistics released today, India’s total count of COVID-19 cases surged to 4,30,23,215 with 1,233 new coronavirus infections recorded every day, while active cases fell to 14,704.

The death toll increased to 5,21,101 with 31 more fatalities, according to figures updated at 8 a.m.


According to the ministry, active cases account for 0.03 percent of total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate remains at 98.75 percent. In the last 24 hours, the active COVID-19 caseload has been reduced by 674 cases.

According to the ministry, the daily positivity rate was 0.20 percent and the weekly positivity rate was 0.25 percent.


In the previous 24 hours, a total of 6,24,022 COVID-19 tests were performed. India has performed approximately 78.85 crore total tests so far.

The number of persons who have recovered from the sickness has risen to 4,24,87,410, with a case fatality rate of 1.21 percent.


The total number of doses provided in the country as part of the statewide COVID-19 immunisation effort has surpassed 183.82 crores.

On August 7, 2020, India’s COVID-19 tally surpassed 20 lakh, followed by 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5, and 50 lakh on September 16. It reached 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20, and one crore on December 1.