New Delhi, Feb. 23 -- After seeing rising daily new cases last week, India reported a plunge in fresh infections on Tuesday.

As many as 10,584 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, according to the Union ministry of health. The total number of cases now stands at 1,10,16,434. There are 1,47,306 active cases in the country, as of Tuesday.

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With 13,255 new discharges, the cumulative number of patients to have been cured of the disease has reached 1,07,12,665.

The country also saw 78 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 1,56,463.

The new data comes in the backdrop of an indication of the second wave of infection setting in as India saw a surge in active ca...