India, Dec. 6 -- India's Covid-19 caseload rose to 9.6 million and the number of people who have recovered from the coronavirus disease crossed 9.1 million pushing the national recovery rate to 94.37 per cent, according to the Union health ministry on Sunday. The number of Covid-19 cases rose to 96,44,222 with 36,011 new infections being reported in the last 24 hours and the death toll crossed to 140,000 after 482 new fatalities in the same period, data from the ministry showed.

The 482 new fatalities include 95 from Maharashtra, 77 from Delhi, 49 from West Bengal, 32 from Kerala, 25 from Haryana, 24 from Punjab, 23 from Uttar Pradesh, 21 from Chhattisgarh and 20 from Rajasthan. The health ministry repeated that more than 70 per cent of ...