With 22,889 new COVID-19 cases, India’s tally rises to 99.79 lakh

With 22,889 fresh cases of the coronavirus and 338 deaths in the past 24 hours, India’s tally stands at 99,79,447, while the death toll rose to 1,44,789, according to Health Ministry data.

Of the total cases, 95,20,827  have been cured/discharged. There are 3,13,831 active cases of COVID-19 in India.

The recovery rate among coronavirus patients stands at 95.40%.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said over 15.89 crore samples have been tested up to December 17 of which 11,13,406 samples were tested yesterday.