Corona: India Adds 13,203 New Cases, 131 Deaths
The total death toll in the country due to the infection mounted to 1,53,470 including the new deaths.
New Delhi: India added 13,203 new corona cases along with 131 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The Corona caseload rose to 1,06,67,736 with 13,203 more infections. There are 1,84,182 active cases, which is 1.73 per cent of the caseload and it remained below 2 lakh for the sixth consecutive day, according to the ministry data.
As many as 1,03,30,084 people have recuperated, taking the recovery rate to 96.83 per cent,.
The fatality rate rose to 1.4 per cent include 45 from Maharashtra, 20 from Kerala, nine from Delhi and eight each from Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh.
A total of 1,53,470 deaths have been reported so far in the country, including 50,785 from Maharashtra, followed by 12,316 in Tamil Nadu, 12,197 in Karnataka, 10,808 in Delhi, 10,115 in West Bengal, 8,617 in Uttar Pradesh and 7,147 in Andhra Pradesh.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 19.23 crore tests have been conducted so far with 5,70,246 samples being tested on Sunday.
“Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian
Council of Medical Research,” the ministry said on its website, adding that statewide distribution of figures was subject to further verification and reconciliation.
As per the press release by the Health Ministry on Sunday, “Seven states and u
nion territories account for 79.35% fatalities reported in the last 24 hours.