India records 18,645 new COVID cases, 201 deaths in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India has reported a total of 18,645 fresh coronavirus cases in last 24 hours, taking the total covid tally to 1,04,50,284, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Sunday.

As many as 1,00,75,950 people have recuperated so far with 19,299 fresh discharges, pushing the national recovery rate to 96.42 per cent.

The death toll climbed to 1,50,999 with the novel coronavirus virus claiming 201 lives in a span of 24 hours in the country, the data updated at 8 am showed. The COVID-19 case fatality rate slid to 1.44 per cent.

There are 2,23,335 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which constitutes 2.14 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

Data:

Total cases: 1,04,50,284

Active cases: 2,23,335

Total discharges: 1,00,75,950

Deaths: 1,50,999

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, a total of 18,10,96,622 samples have been tested so far — 8,43,307 of them on Saturday for coronavirus infection.

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