With 24,010 new COVID-19 cases, India’s tally rises to 99.56 lakh

With 24,010 fresh cases of the coronavirus and 355 deaths in the past 24 hours, India’s tally stands at 99,56,557, while the death toll rose to 1,44,451, according to Health Ministry data.

Of the total cases, 94,89,740 have been cured/discharged. There are 3,22,366 active cases of COVID-19 in India.

The recovery rate among coronavirus patients stands at 95.31%.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said over 15.78 crore samples have been tested up to December 16 of which 11,58,960 samples were tested yesterday.