India’s COVID-19 tally crosses 1-crore mark

With 25,152 fresh cases of the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 tally has crossed the 1-crore mark, while the death toll rose to 1,45,136, according to Health Ministry data.

Of the total cases, 95,50,712  have been cured/discharged. There are 3,08,751 active cases of COVID-19 in India.

The recovery rate among coronavirus patients stands at 95.46%.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said over 16 crore samples have been tested up to December 18 of which 11,71,868 samples were tested yesterday.