India’s total tally of Covid cases rose to 1,10,30,176 with 13,742 new infections, while the recoveries have surged to 1,07,26,702, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.
The death toll increased to 1,56,567 with 104 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,07,26,702, which translates to a national Covid recovery rate of 97.25 per cent and the case fatality rate stands at 1.42 per cent.
There are 1,46,907 active cases of coronavirus infections in the country which comprises 1.33 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.
According to the ICMR, 21,30,36,275 samples have been tested up to February 23 with 8,05,844 samples being tested on Tuesday.
The 104 new fatalities include 51 from Maharashtra, 14 from Kerala and 10 from Punjab.
A total of 1,56,567 deaths have been reported so far in the country, including 51,857 from Maharashtra, followed by 12,472 from Tamil Nadu, 12,303 from Karnataka, 10,903 from Delhi, 10,253 from West Bengal, 8,718 from Uttar Pradesh and 7,168 from Andhra Pradesh.