India’s COVID-19 infection tally climbed to 1,09,04,940 with 12,194 fresh cases recorded in the last 24 hours, while 1,06,11,731 people have recuperated so far, pushing the national recovery rate to 97.31%, according to Union Health Ministry data on Sunday.
In the last 24 hours, 92 people succumbed to the deadly virus while 11,106 were discharged from hospitals, according to the health ministry.
With this, the death toll due to the contagious virus has reached 1,55,642 in the country, taking the fatality rate to 1.43%.
The active number of coronavirus cases stands at 1,37,567 in the country, which comprises 1.26% of the total caseload, the data stated.
Meanwhile, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has said that 20,62,30,512 samples have been tested up to 13 February with 6,97,114 samples being tested on Saturday.
In addition, so far 82,63,858 people have been administered the Covid-19 vaccine under India’s mega inoculation programme, the ministry said.