India reports 1.96 lakh new COVID-19 cases, lowest single-day tally since 14 April-India News , Technomiz
The single-day rise fell below 2 lakh after 41 days, while the toll climbed to 3.07 lakh with 3,511 new deaths, the lowest in 21 days, said the health ministry on Tuesday
New Delhi: The single-day rise in fresh coronavirus infections in the country fell below 2 lakh taking the cumulative total 2,69,48,874, while the toll rose to 3,07,231, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Tuesday.
A total of 1,96,427 new cases were reported in a day, the lowest in around 41 days, while the toll climbed to 3,07,231 with 3,511 fresh fatalities, the lowest in 21 days, the data updated at 8 am showed.
India had registered 1,84,372 new coronavirus infections on 14 April.
The active cases have further reduced to 25,86,782 comprising 9.60 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 89.26 percent.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 2,40,54,861, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.14 percent, the data stated.
India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on 7 August, 30 lakh on 23 August, 40 lakh on 5 September and 50 lakh on 16 September.
It went past 60 lakh on 28 September, 70 lakh on 11 October, crossed 80 lakh on 29 October, 90 lakh on 20 November and surpassed the one-crore mark on 19 December. India crossed the grim milestone of 2 crore on 4 May.
According to the ICMR, more than 33.25 crore COVID-19 samples have been tested up to 24 May with 20,58,112 samples being tested on Monday alone.
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