India Witnesses Steady Rise In Covid-19 Cases

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  • An increase of 192 covid cases has been recorded in a span of 24 hours.
  • The death climbed to 5,21,751 with 4 fresh fatalities.
  • More than 186.51 crore COVID-19 vaccination was recorded in the country.

New Delhi: Recording a steady increase in Covid-19 cases following a brief period of decline, India on Sunday reported 11,558 active cases, according to the updated Union Health Ministry data. Additionally, the country Sunday reported 1,150 fresh Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. This comes following a mild increase witnessed yesterday with India logging 949 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 4,30,39,972, while the active cases rose to 11,191, updated on Friday.

The death toll climbed to 5,21,751 with 4 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated. The active cases comprise 0.03% of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate remained at 98.76%, the Health Ministry said. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,25,07,038, while the case fatality rate was recorded as 1.21%.

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive have exceeded 186.30 crores. The 4 new fatalities include 3 from Maharashtra and 1 from Mizoram. A total of 5,21,743 deaths have been reported so far in the country including 1,47,826 from Maharashtra, 68,402 from Kerala, 40,057 from Karnataka, 38,025 from Tamil Nadu, 26,158 from Delhi, 23,499 from Uttar Pradesh and 21,200 from West Bengal. The ministry stressed that more than 70 per cent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.

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