India: 22,065 Fresh Covid Cases; Lowest Daily Rise In Over 5 Months

New Delhi: India recorded 22,065 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest one-day figure in over five months (since July 7).

Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in India have risen to 99,06,165, according to the latest update by from the Union Health Ministry. This number includes cases involving foreign nationals, patients who have recovered and the death toll.

As many as 94,22,636 COVID-19 patients have been cured and discharged so far. The reported active COVID-19 cases in India stand at 3,39,820, according to the Union Health Ministry.

The death toll in India due to the novel coronavirus pandemic has risen to 1,43,709.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a cumulative total of 15,55,60,655 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to December 14 with 9,93,665 samples being tested on Monday.