India records 23,067 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

With 23,067 fresh cases of the coronavirus and 336 deaths in the past 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 tally stands at 1,01,46,845 while the death toll rose to 1,47,092, according to Health Ministry data.

Of the total cases, 97,17,834  have been cured/discharged. There are 2,81,919 active cases of COVID-19 in India.

The recovery rate among coronavirus patients stands at 95.77%.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said over 16.63 crore samples have been tested up to December 24 of which 9,97,396 samples were tested yesterday.