18,177 New COVID-19 Cases Take India’s Tally to Over 1.03 Crore

The death toll increased by 217 to 1,49,435.

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Medics arrive to take samples of suspected COVID-19 patients for lab tests at a government hospital in New Delhi. Image used for representational purposes.
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India on Sunday, 3 January, reported 18,177 new coronavirus cases, taking the tally in the country to 1,03,23,965. The death toll increased by 217 to 1,49,435.

According to the Union Health Ministry’s data, there are currently 2,47,220 active cases across the country, while 99,27,310 patients have been discharged. A total of 20,923 people have been discharged in the last 24 hours.

18,177 New COVID-19 Cases Take India’s Tally to Over 1.03 Crore
(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 2.5 lakh now.

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