NEW DELHI: India has recorded 35,551 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, which pushed the country’s overall tally to 95,34,964, according to the Health Ministry.
The ministry said 526 people died due to the disease since yesterday and the death toll now stood at 1,38,648.
The number of active cases stood at 4,22,943, while 89,73,373 people have recovered so far.
Today is the 26th day when India reported less than 50,000 cases in a day. The last time daily new cases crossed the 50,000-threshold was on November 7.
India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23 and 40 lakh on September 5. It went past 50 lakh on September 16, 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, and surpassed 90 lakh on November 20.