India Records 16,752 New Covid-19 Cases, Biggest One-Day Leap In 30 Days | India News

NEW DELHI: India’s Covid-19 total rose to 1,10,96,731 on Sunday with 16,752 new infections, the highest in the past 30 days, according to data from the Union Ministry of Health.
The death toll stood at 1.57.051 with 113 new deaths, according to data updated at 8 a.m.
The country had recorded 18,855 new infections as of January 29.
The number of active cases increased further to 1,64511. It accounts for 1.48% of total infections, according to the data.
The number of people who have recovered from the disease has climbed to 1.07.75,169, resulting in a nationwide cure rate from Covid-19 of 97.10%. The case fatality rate is 1.42%.
India’s Covid-19 tally crossed 20 lakh on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It exceeded 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and crossed the bar by one crore on December 19.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, 21,62,31,106 samples had been tested until February 27, with 7.95,723 being tested on Saturday.