Coronavirus India Updates: India on Monday recorded 26,291 new cases of COVID-19, the highest single-day spike in the last 85 days, taking the Covid tally to 1,13,85,339, according to the Union health ministry.
The death toll in India due to COVID-19 has increased to 1,58,725 with 118 fresh death being recorded in a day.
The total active caseload has increased to 2,19,262 which is 1.93 percent of the total cases in the country. India has been registering an upward trend for five days in a row.
Meanwhile, the recovery rate has dropped to 96.68 percent, the data stated while giving coronavirus updates regarding India.
On December 20, around 26,624 infections were recorded in a span of 24 hours. The total number of recoveries has surged to 1,10,07,352, while the case fatality rate has gone up by 1.39 percent.
India's tally crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5, 50 lakh on September 16, 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and the one-crore mark on December 19.
It is pertinent to mention that Brazil surpassed India to become the second worst-hit nation due to coronavirus.
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