New Delhi: Today's figures show another 36,595 people have been diagnosed with Covid-19 in the past 24 hours.
Now the total number of cases since the pandemic began reaches 95,71,559, data from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare showed.
Further 540 fatalities took the Covid-19 toll to 1,39,188. India reported a 3% rise in fresh cases and 2.7 rise in deaths since Thursday.
Currently, there are 4,16,082 active cases, whereas 90,16,289 patients have been discharged so far, including 42,916 discharged in the past 24 hours.
The recovery rate stands at 94.2 per cent and fatality at 1.45 as per cent, the Ministry said.
The samples tested up to December 3 is 14,47,27,749 including 11,70,102 tested on Thursday, said the Indian Council of Medical Research.
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit state with 18,37,358 cases till date. It has 85,535 active cases and recorded 47,472 Covid-19 deaths so far.
According to the Ministry, over 70 per cent of the daily new cases were reported from Maharashtra, Delhi, Kerala, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, and Chhattisgarh.
IANS report with edits