India’s COVID-19 Tally Rises To 97.64 Lakh With 31,521 Fresh Cases

New Delhi: India recorded 31,521 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of positive coronavirus cases in the country to 97,67,371, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday.

Meanwhile, the total number of recoveries surged to 92.53 lakh, pushing the national recovery rate to 94.74 per cent. Similarly, the death toll rose to 1,41,772 with 412 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.

The COVID-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.45 per cent.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 92,53,306.

The active caseload remained below 4 lakh for the fourth consecutive day. There are 3,72,293 active coronavirus infections in the country which comprise 3.81 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.