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New Delhi, Dec 20 : Continuing with the downward trend in recording daily spike of COVID cases of less than 30 thousand for the past several days, India on Sunday registered 26,624 fresh infections in the past 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry update said.
Now, the country’s COVID-19 tally rose to 1,00,31,223, according to the data update.
However, 341 more lives were claimed by the virus since Saturday, pushing the nation’s pandemic death toll to 1,45,477.
Meanwhile, with daily recoveries continuing to be more than the new cases, active case load on the peninsular has further dropped by 3,407 since the past one day, and presently, India is home to 3,05,344 active cases of the contagion.
There were 29,690 patients who defeated the highly contagious virus in the past 24 hours, and now the total recoveries in the country stand at 95,80,402 till date.
According to the ICMR, 16,11,98,195 cumulative samples have been tested till date for nCoV.
In percentage, the active cases are now 3.04 per cent, discharged/cured 95.51 per cent and the deaths 1.45 per cent of the total case count.