New Delhi: India saw an increase in the Covid numbers during the last 24 hours, with 18,454 fresh cases being registered against 14,623 recorded during the previous day.
The country also recorded 160 deaths during the last 24 hours, raising the total tally of fatalities to 4,52,811, according to the data released by the Union Health Ministry.
The active caseload stood at 1,78,831 while the recovery rate currently is 98.15%, highest since March 2020, the ministry said.
Yesterday, the government said 14,623 new COVID-19 cases and 197 deaths were reported in the previous 24 hours.
The government on Monday also reported 166 Covid deaths in a span of 24 hours.