New Delhi: India has reported a massive hike in Covid 19 cases in the last 24 hours. The country has recorded 2,183 fresh infections on Monday taking the active cases to 11,542.
India also registered 1,985 recoveries and 214 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry.
The death toll climbed to 5,21,965 with 214 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate remained at 98.76 per cent, the ministry said.
A decrease of 16 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The daily positivity rate was recorded as 0.83 per cent and the weekly positivity rate as 0.32 per cent, according to the ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,25,10,773, while the case fatality rate was recorded as 1.21 per cent.
Delhi on Sunday recorded 517 fresh COVID-19 cases, 56 more than the previous day, with a positivity rate of 4.21 per cent while no death was reported, according to city health department data.
With these new cases, the city’s infection tally has risen to 18,68,550 while the death toll stood at 26,160.
Delhi has been witnessing an upward trend in daily COVID-19 cases positivity rate in the last few days.
Maharashtra on Sunday reported 127 new coronavirus positive cases, taking its tally to 78,75,845, while the death toll remained unchanged at 1,47,827 as nobody succumbed to the infection in the last 24 hours, according to a PTI report.
So far, 77,27,372 people have been discharged post recovery, including 107 during the day, leaving the state with an active caseload of 646, he said.
As 21,6534 samples were examined in the last 24 hours, the overall test count in the state went up to 7,98,66,301, the official said.
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