New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 tally crossed the 96-lakh mark with 36,011 confirmed cases on Sunday, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The country’s Covid-19 tally has risen to 96,44,222 including 91,00,792 recoveries and 4,03,248 active cases. With 482 new deaths, the cumulative count mounted to 1.40 lakh.
The COVID-19 active caseload plunged to almost 4 lakh after 138 days.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 91,00,792 pushing the national recovery rate to 94.37 per cent, while the COVID-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.45 per cent.
There are 4,03,248 active coronavirus infections in the country which comprises 4.18 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.
According to the ICMR, 14,69,86,575 samples have been tested up to December 5 with 11,01,063 samples being tested on Saturday.
Maharashtra continued to be the worst-hit state with 18,47,509 cases till date.