COVID update: 12,516 new cases, 501 deaths registered in India

at 10:59 am
India reports less than 50,000 daily Covid cases for 8th day
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New Delhi: India registered 12,516 fresh Covid cases and 501 fatalities in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said today.

With this, the cumulative death toll across the country has reached 4,62,690 while the country’s active cases now stand at 1,37,416, which is the lowest in 267 days.

Nearly 13,155 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours, taking the cumulative tally of recovered patients to 3,38,14,080.

Consequently, the recovery rate stands at least 98.26%, which is the highest since March 2020, the Ministry said.

The tally of vaccination has reached 1,10,79,51,225 with 53,81,889 people being inoculated in the last 24 hours.

Yesterday, India registered 13,091 fresh Covid cases and 340 fatalities in 24 hours

A day prior to that, 11,466 fresh COVID-19 cases were reported in 24 hours.

Nearly 10,126 fresh Covid cases and 332 fatalities were reported on Tuesday.

The country registered 11,451 fresh Covid cases and 266 fatalities in 24 hours, a day earlier.

On Sunday, the government reported registration of 10,853 fresh covid cases and 526 fatalities in 24 hours.

During the previous 24 hours, 10,929 new cases and 392 deaths were reported from across the country.