The rising corona cases is India is concerning in India and too add woes to worries, India now reported a record single-day rise of 1,84,372 new coronavirus infections which led the total count of cases to 1,38,73,825. The active cases surpassed the 13-lakh mark, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.
The death toll increased to 1,72,085 with 1,027 daily new fatalities, the highest since October 18, 2020, till at 8 am. The active cases increased to 13,65,704, comprising 9.84 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has dropped to 88.92 per cent.
The number of people who have recovered from the disease surged to 1,23,36,036, while the case fatality rate has further dropped to 1.24 per cent.
India's COVID-19 count had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one crore mark on December 19.