With the 23,067 fresh infections, the country's overall tally has now climbed to 1,01,46,845
India's Covid-19 tally went past 60 lakh on 28 Sept, 70 lakh on 11 Oct, crossed 80 lakh on 29 Oct, 90 lakh on 20 Nov, and surpassed the one-crore mark on 19 Dec
India on Friday recorded 23,067 new cases of Covid-19 and 336 deaths in a span of 24 hours, according to the Union Health Ministry. With the 23,067 fresh infections, the country's overall tally has now climbed to 1,01,46,845.
The number of people who have recuperated from coronavirus touched 97,17,834 with 24,661 new discharges in the last 24 hours, while the country's death toll is now at 1,47,092.
Meanwhile, the new Covid-19 variant that's been spreading in the United Kingdom appears to be more contagious and will likely lead to higher levels of hospitalisations and deaths next year, a new study showed.
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