Over 24k Fresh COVID-19 Cases in India, Death Toll at 1.45 Lakh

According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 3,03,639 active cases across the country.

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India on Monday, 21 December, reported 24,337 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the tally in the country to 1,00,55,560. The death toll increased by 333 to 1,45,810.

According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 3,03,639 active cases across the country, while 96,06,111 patients have been discharged so far. A total of 25,709 people have been discharged in the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Monday said that a total of 16,20,98,329 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to 20 December and that of these, 9,00,134 samples were tested on Sunday.

The number of new daily infections has been falling in the country since mid-September, when it reached a peak of over 90,000 cases a day. The number of active COVID-19 cases has also come down from a high of more than 10 lakh.

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