New Delhi:01 Jan 21 India added 20,035 coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, placing its overall number at 1.02 crore cases, the Health Ministry’s data this morning showed. The number of fresh infections is 8 per cent lower than on Thursday. In this period, India reported 256 deaths linked to the virus, taking the total number of fatalities to 1,48,994. The number of active cases in the country stood at 2,54,254, which is more than 3,400 fewer since yesterday. Up to 23,181 people recovered since Thursday, taking the overall number of recovered people since the outbreak began to 98,83,461.