According to data released on Friday by the Union Health Ministry, India added 1,49,394 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the overall number of cases to 4,19,52,712, while active cases decreased to 14,35,569, bringing the total number of cases to 4,19,52,712.
The news: According to figures updated at 8 a.m., the death toll has risen to 5,00,055, with 1,072 new fatalities.
- The active cases account for 3.42 per cent of all infections, according to the ministry, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 95.39 per cent.
- Over the course of 24 hours, the active COVID-19 caseload was reduced by 98,352 cases.
- On August 7, 2020, India’s COVID-19 tally surpassed 20 lakhs, followed by 30 lakhs on August 23, 40 lakhs on September 5, and 50 lakhs on September 16.
- It exceeded the 60-lakh level on September 28, the 70-lakh mark on October 11, the 80-lakh mark on October 29, the 90-lakh mark on November 20, and the one-crore mark on December 19.