New Delhi, February 23
India’s total tally of Covid cases surged to 1,10,16,434 with 10,584 new infections being reported in a day, while the recoveries have crossed 1.07 crore, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.
The death toll increased to 1,56,463 with 78 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,07,12,665 which translates to a national Covid recovery rate of 97.24 per cent and the case fatality rate stands at 1.42 per cent.
The active coronavirus infections in the country have reduced to 1,47,306 which comprises 1.34 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.
According to the ICMR, 21,22,30,431 samples have been tested up to February 22 with 6,78,685 samples being tested on Monday.
The 78 new fatalities include 18 from Maharashtra, 16 from Kerala and 15 from Punjab.
A total of 1,56,463 deaths have been reported so far in the country, including 51,806 from Maharashtra, followed by 12,466 from Tamil Nadu, 12,299 from Karnataka, 10,901 from Delhi, 10,251 from West Bengal, 8,716 from Uttar Pradesh and 7,167 from Andhra Pradesh. PTI
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