COVID-19: India records 14,545 new cases


New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 caseload rose to? 1,06,25,428?with 14,545 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day,?while the recoveries have surged to 1,02,83,708, according?to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday

The death toll increased to 1,53,032?with 163 daily new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.??

The?number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,02,83,708 pushing the national COVID-19 recovery rate of?96.78 per?cent,?while the?COVID-19?case?fatality rate stands at 1.44?per cent

The COVID-19 active caseload remained below 2 lakh for the third consecutive day.There are?1,88,688 active coronavirus infections in the country which?comprise?1.78?per cent of the total caseload,?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

According to the ICMR, 19,01,48,024 samples have been tested up to?January 21 with?8,00,242 ?samples being tested on Thursday. (PTI)


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