COVID-19 infections: India on Saturday reported more than 1.45 lakh new coronavirus cases, in the country’s highest single-day spike in infections since the coronavirus pandemic began last year, showed data by the Union Health Ministry. With a surge of 1,45,384 cases, India’s active COVID-19 cases have reached 10,46,631 and the total COVID-19 tally has climbed to 1,32,05,926.
This is the fourth consecutive day that India has reported more than 1 lakh daily cases. The number of active cases has breached the 10-lakh mark again after around six-and-a-half months.
The daily cases have been on a steady increase for 31 consecutive days now. The total active caseload has logged 10,46,631, while the recovery rate has further dropped to 90.80 per cent.
The number of people recovered from the virus stands at 1,19,90,859, while the case fatality rate has dropped to 1.28 per cent.