New Delhi: India on Friday reported 23,068 new Covid-19 infections, taking the country’s tally to 1,01,46,846, according to data provided by the Union Health Ministry.
With 336 new deaths, the toll mounted to 1,47,092 as of Friday. The total active cases in the country stand at 2,81,919.
With 24,661 new discharges in the last 24 hours, the total of discharged cases stands at 97,17,834.
Meanwhile, the country tested 16,63,05,762 samples for Covid-19 on Thursday that is, 24 December. India has so far tested 9,97,396 samples so far, revealed the Indian Council of Medical Research.
India comes in second place in terms of cases at 1.01 crore while the country’s death toll soared to 1.4 lakh.