India records 36,652 new COVID-19 cases

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India recorded 36,652 fresh COVID-19 cases during the past 24 hours, the Union health ministry update said on December 5.

The overall Novel Coronavirus case tally of the country has now surged to 96,08,211, the government data said.

There were 512 more deaths due to the pandemic in the past 24 hours across the nation pushing the fatality count till date to 1,39,700.

Talking of the active caseload of coronavirus, there was a dip of 6,393 since December 4 and presently, the nation is home to 4,09,689 active cases, as per the data.

More than 90 lakh recover from COVID-19

Meanwhile, there were 42,533 Coronavirus patients who were cured in the past one day, taking the total recoveries count till date to 90,58,822.

In percentage, active cases are now 4.26 per cent, discharged/cured at 94.28 per cent and the deaths due to COVID are 1.45 per cent of the total case count till date.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, 14,58,85,512 cumulative samples have been tested till date for COVID-19.

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