India records slight decline in
Covid-19 with 3,23,144 new
cases in a day
With 3,23,144 people testing positive for coronavirus infection
in a day, India's total tally of COVID-19 cases has climbed to
1,76,36,307, while the national recovery rate has further dropped
to 82.54 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data
updated on Tuesday.
The death toll increased to 1,97,894 with 2,771 daily new
fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
There has been a slight dip in the daily cases as compared to the
number of new infections reported in the past few days.
The active cases have increased to 28,82,204 comprising 16.34
per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19
recovery rate has further dropped to 82.54 per cent.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease
surged to 1,45,56,209 while the case fatality rate has further
dropped to 1.12 per cent, the data stated.
India's COVID-19 tally 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 past 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. India
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