22 Dec 2020, 09:43:10 AM IST
In India, total fresh cases reported over the past 24 hours was less than 20,000 for first time in nearly six months. Active cases have been falling for 25 consecutive days, with count below 3,00,000 now.
The number of new coronavirus cases registered worldwide in the past day topped 5,75,000, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), with the total at at 5,75,551
The global case tally amounts to 75,704,857, with 1,690,061 deaths, it said.
The day before, a record 818,796 new COVID-19 cases were registered globally, with 10,652 deaths.
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