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32,981 fresh COVID-19 cases, 39,109 recovered in the last 24 hours

December 07, 2020 11:39 AM

New Delhi, December 7
With 32, 981 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, India's overall coronavirus tally touched 96.77 lakh, government data shows.

The daily case count was 8% lower than yesterday's as the testing dipped to about 8 lakh on Sunday against the 11 lakh samples tested on Saturday.

In this period, up to 391 people died fighting the viral disease, which has claimed 1, 40, 573 lives in the country so far.

The active case count dropped below the 4-lakh mark as recoveries surpassed fresh cases. There are now 3, 96, 729 active cases of coronavirus as 39, 109 recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours.

More than 91, 39, 901 people have recovered from COVID-19 in India till now.

The drop in active cases comes amid continued strict containment measures across states in the winter months, when the COVID-19 infection spreads more easily.
- PTI

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