India’s Covid-19 caseload zoomed past the 9 lakh mark, with 28,498 new cases and 553 deaths, reported in the last 24 hours in the country. While the recovery rate among Covid-19 patients has increased to 63.02%. Stay here for all live updates
With 1,916 more people testing positive for the novel coronavirus in Andhra Pradesh, the total confirmed cases in the state climbed to 33,019 on Tuesday. The COVID-19 toll rose to 408 after 43 more people succumbed to the viral infection.
Of the total, there are 15,144 active cases including 17,467 recoveries.
The death toll from coronavirus infection climbed to 23727 in India
There are 311565 active cases of the coronavirus infection currently in the country
In past 24 hours, 17,989 patients were declared cured, taking the number of recoveries to 5,71,459. There are 3,11,565 active cases of the coronavirus infection currently in the country. The recovery rate currently stands at 63.02% while the number of recoveries exceed active cases by 2.59 lakh.
This is the fifth consecutive day that COVID-19 cases in the country have increased by more than 26,000.
The health ministry said that more than 70 per cent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities