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With 30,256 people testing positive for coronavirus infection, India's total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 33,478,419 while the active cases declined to 3,18,181, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday. It is for the second consecutive day that India recorded more than 30,000 new cases of Covid-19.

The death toll climbed to 4,45,133 with 295 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.

The active cases comprise 0.99 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.68 per cent, the ministry said.

A reduction of 13,977 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of  24 hours.

Kerala reported 19,653 fresh COVID-19 infections and 152 fatalities of the 30,256 new infections.

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. 

 

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