New Delhi, Dec 11 (Agency) Slowly setting a downward trend now in the daily spike of fresh COVID cases, India on Friday clocked 29,398 fresh nCoV infections, the Union Health Ministry update said here this morning. With the new cases, the country’s overall tally has now reached 97,96,770 , the data added. Active case load on the country has further come down by 8.544 during the past 24 hours with more recoveries recorded than new cases.
Presently, the nation is home to 3,63,749 active cases of the COVID contagion. However, with 414 more lives lost due to COVID in the past 24 hours, the country’s pandemic death toll has now mounted to 1,42,186 the government data said. Meanwhile, there were 37,528 patients who recovered from the viral infection since past one day, taking the total number of recoveries till date to 92,90,834. According to the ICMR, 15,16,32,223 cumulative samples have been tested so far , for the virus spread till date. In percentage, active cases are 3.71 per cent, discharged cases 94.84 per cent, and deaths 1.45 per cent of the total case count so far.