India’s COVID Tally Over 1.03 Cr With 18,088 New Cases; 1.5 L Dead

The number of new daily infections has been falling in the country since mid-September. 

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A medic collects a sample of a resident of Mamledarwadi for a COVID-19 test, at Malad in Mumbai. Image used for representational purpose only.
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India on Wednesday, 6 January, reported 18,088 new coronavirus cases, taking the tally in the country to 1,03,74,932. The death toll increased by 264 to 1,50,114.

According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 2,27,546 active cases across the country, while 99,97,272 patients have been discharged. A total of 21,314 patients have been discharged in the last 24 hours.

India’s COVID Tally Over 1.03 Cr With 18,088 New Cases; 1.5 L Dead
(Graphic: The Quint)

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 to less than 2.5 lakh now.

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