Corona: India Records 1.68 Lakh Cases, 904 Deaths
New Delhi: India records 1,68,912 new corona cases along with 904 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
India is now the fourth-worst Covid affected country worldwide after the number of active cases rose to 12,01,009.
A total of 75,086 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, taking the number of recoveries to 1,21,56,529 with a recovery rate of 90.44 per cent.
The Health Ministry said that a total of 11,80,136 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. So far, 25,78,06,986 samples have been tested.
A total of 29,33,418 people were vaccinated in the last 24 hours taking the total vaccination count to 10,415,28,565.
States such as Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan have shown a steep rise in new Covid-19 cases.