With 36,011 new COVID-19 cases, India’s tally rises to 96.44 lakh

With 36,011 fresh cases of the coronavirus and 482 deaths in the past 24 hours, India’s tally stands at 96,44,222, while the death toll rose to 1,40,182, according to Health Ministry data.

Of the total cases, 91,00,792 have been cured/discharged. There are 4,03,248 active cases of COVID-19 in India.

The recovery rate among coronavirus patients stands at 94.37%.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said over 14.69 crore samples have been tested up to December 5 of which 11,01,063 samples were tested yesterday.