India has reported the highest single-day rise of 3,86,452 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours. According to the Union health ministry data, the total tally of covid-19 cases has now reached 1,87,62,976, while active cases crossed the 31-lakh mark.
With 3,498 fresh fatalities, the death toll has increased to 2,08,330 as per the ministry’s updated data. Registering a steady increase, the active cases have increased to 31,70,228 comprising 16.90 per cent of the total infections, while the national covid-19 recovery rate has further dropped to 81.99 per cent.
The data also stated that the number of people who have recovered from the disease has also increased to 1, 53,84,418. And the case fatality rate stood at 1.11 per cent.
India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020. It crossed 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5, and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, 90 lakh on November 20. It surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19. India crossed the grim milestone of 1.50 crore on April 19.
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