India Records 26,567 New COVID-19 Cases, 835 More Deaths

New Delhi: India today reported 26,567 new COVID cases, taking the total infection tally to over 97 lakh, while total recoveries surged to 91.78 lakh, according to the Union health ministry.

The total coronavirus cases mounted to 97,03,770 with 26,567 new infections being reported in a day, while the death toll rose to 1,40,958 with 385 new fatalities, data updated by the ministry at 8 am showed.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 91,78,946, pushing the national recovery rate to 94.59 percent, while the COVID-19 case fatality rate stood at 1.45 percent.

The COVID-19 active caseload remained below 4 lakh for the second consecutive day.

There are 3,83,866 active cases of the infection in the country which comprises 3.96 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.