Ministry Of Health

According to the Delhi Health Department, 179 people were discharged, while two succumbed to the virus in the past 24 hours.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Tuesday informed, "A total of 19,30,62,694 samples are tested for COVID-19 up to January 25. Of these, 7,25,577 samples were tested yesterday."

Scores of the nurses were sitting at the hospital premises shouting slogans, holding placards, amid the pandemic.

India recorded 50,357 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday taking overall cases in the country to 84,62,081. 

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The COVID-19 tally of 20,88,612 cases includes 6,19,088 active cases, 14,27,006 cured/discharged/migrated, stated the Union Health Ministry

Bhushan said the case fatality rate in India today is 2.21 per cent and it's among the lowest in the world. Twenty-four states and Union Territories have lesser fatality rate than that of the country.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday had said that efforts are being made to ramp up the testing capacity in the country to conduct up to 10 lakh COVID-19 tests per day.

According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of cases includes 1,69,451 active cases, 2,27,756 cured/discharged/migrated and 13,254 deaths.

The Joint Secretary said that India's fatality rate due to COVID-19 was much less than other countries with a high number of cases.