Mumbai: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) said on Monday that India’s COVID-19 count had reached 1,00,55,560 cases, with 24,337 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.
According to the Union Health Ministry, there are 3,03,639 active cases in the country and 1,45,810 people have died so far. In addition, 96,06,111 cases have been cured/ discharged/migrated.
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that 20,20,98,329 samples for COVID-19 were tested till 20 December. Of these, 9,00,134 samples were tested on Sunday.
The Union Health Ministry said on Monday that India has the lowest number of deaths per million globally.
“India has one of the lowest deaths/million population globally (105.4). Focussed measures including targeted testing, early identification, timely isolation, and prompt hospitalization and Standard Treatment Protocol have ensured that daily fatalities are under 400,” Health Ministry tweeted.