Single day rise of 1,15,736 new new COVID-19 cases, 630 fatalities push India’s tally of cases to 1,28,01,785, death toll to 1,66,177, said Govt on Wednesday.
As per Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) over 25,14,39,598 samples were tested for COVID19, up to 6th April. Of these, 12,08,329 samples were tested on Tuesday(April 6).
The single-day rise in coronavirus cases breached the 1-lakh mark for the second time in three days.
Registering a steady increase for the 28th day in row, the active cases have increased to 8,43,473 comprising 6.59 per cent of the total infections, while the recovery rate has further dropped to 92.11 per cent, the data stated.
The active caseload was at its lowest at 1, 35,926 on February 12 comprising 1.25 per cent of the total infections.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,17,92,135, while the case fatality rate has further dropped to 1.30 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.