India on Wednesday reported at least 12,249 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of cases to 4,33,31,645. According to Union health ministry data, the number of active cases increased to 81,687 in the country.
India also report 13 new Covid related deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of fatalities to 5,24,903
The active cases comprise 0.19 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.60 per cent, the health ministry said.
An increase of 2,374 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 3.94 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 2.90 per cent, the ministry said.
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COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Kerala with the state on Tuesday reporting 4,224 fresh infections which took the total caseload till June 21 to 66,08,717.
The last time the state recorded over 4,000 fresh infections in a day was in February.
On June 21, the state also recorded 20 deaths due to COVID-19 that took the total casualties in Kerala, till then, to 69,917, according to data provided on the Government of Kerala dashboard.
The number of active cases in the state have also increased to 24,333 till June 21.
India reported 12,249 new coronavirus infections and 13 deaths, while active cases went up by over 2,300 in a 24-hour span, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.
The latest updates pushed the country’s overall Covid numbers to 4,33,31,645 cases, 5,24,903 deaths and 81,687 active cases, the data released at 8 am showed.
The number of active cases rose by 2,374 from Tuesday, and now constitute 0.19 per cent of the total infections, the health ministry said.
Maharashtra’s Thane district has reported 756 new COVID-19 cases, raising its infection count to 7,21,015, an official said on Wednesday.
These new cases were recorded on Tuesday, he said.
There was no report of any fresh fatality and the death toll in the district remained unchanged at 11,898. The COVID-19 mortality rate in Thane stood at 1.67 per cent, the official said.