With 19,556 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 count has reached 1,00,75,116 cases, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) on Tuesday.
According to the Union Health Ministry, there are 2,92,518 active cases in the country and so far 1,46,111 people have died. Besides, as many as 96,36,487 cases have been cured/discharged/migrated.
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said 16,31,70,557 samples tested for COVID-19 up to December 21. Of these, 10,72,228 samples were tested on Monday.
Puducherry reported 14 new COVID-19 cases, 26 discharges and one death in the last 24 hours, according to Puducherry government.
The active cases in Puducherry are 332 while the death toll is 627.
Odisha recorded 363 new COVID-19 cases, 338 recoveries and 3 deaths on December 20, as per State Health Department.
The total cases in the state stand at 3,26,596 while the total recoveries are 3,21,647. The active cases are 3,057 while the death toll is 1,839.
Tamil Nadu reported 1,071 new COVID-19 cases, 1,157 discharges and 12 deaths in the last 24 hours, the State Health Department, Government of Tamil Nadu said in a release.
The total positive cases in the state so far are 8,07,962 while the total discharges are 7,86,472. The death toll due to coronavirus in the state stands at 11,995 while the active cases are 9,495.
Karnataka reported 772 new COVID-19 cases, 1,261 discharges and seven deaths today. The total cases in the state are 9,10,241 while the total discharges: 8,84,205. The death toll is 12,016 while the active cases are 14,001, according to the State Health Department.