5,383 Covid cases and 20 virus-related deaths in India in a 24-hour period

Indias total number of COVID-19 cases increased to 4,45,58,425, with active cases down to 45,281 . Overall mortality rate for COVID-19 cases decreased to 1,061 cases per day, down from the Union Health Ministry estimates .

According to data updated at 8 a.m. on Friday, India's total number of COVID-19 cases increased to 4,45,58,425, with the active cases down to45,281, according to the Union Health Ministry.According to the ministry's results, the overall mortality rate for COVID-19 cases decreased to 1,061 cases per day, down from the Union Health Ministry estimates.According to the ministry, the daily positivity rate was 1.68 percent, while the weekly positivity rate was 1.70 percent.According to the ministry, the number of people who have recovered from the disease has increased to 4,39,84,695, while the case fatality rate has been recorded at 1.19 percent.

India's COVID-19 count had hit 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 passed 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and crossed the one-crore mark on December 19.On May 4 and June 23, the country hit a historic milestone of two crore and three crore.On January 25, the country's four-crore mark was hit.