31,382 fresh COVID-19 cases in India
New Delhi, Sep 24: India added 31,382 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours. The death toll climbed to 4,46,368 with 318 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.
Out of 31,382 new COVID cases & 318 deaths across India, 19,682 cases and 152 deaths were reported in Kerala yesterday.
The active cases comprise 0.89 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.78 per cent, the highest since March 2020, the ministry said.
A reduction of 1,478 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.
India crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4 and three crore on June 23.