Fatality count due to the pandemic so far has surged to 1,36,200 after 485 more lives were claimed during the past 24 hours by the highly contagious virus.
Presently the active caseload of nCoV cases on the country stands at 4,54,940, after witnessing a dip of 615 such cases since Friday.
As on recoveries front, there were 41,452 cured cases recorded in the past one day, pushing the total recovered patients’ number till date to 87,59,969 across the nation, the government data added.
In percentage, the active cases are now 4.87 per cent, cured 93.68 per cent and the deaths 1.46 per cent of the total case count till date in the country.
According to the ICMR, 13,82,20,354 COVID tests have been done so far in the country till date.