1,247 fresh Covid cases in India, over 40 per cent drop from Monday's count : The Tribune India

1,247 fresh Covid cases in India, over 40 per cent drop from Monday's count

1,247 fresh Covid cases in India, over 40 per cent drop from Monday's count

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Tribune Web Desk

New Delhi, April 19

With 1,247 coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India's total tally of Covid cases rose to 4,30,45,527, while the active cases increased to 11,860, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.

The death toll climbed to 5,21,966 with one fresh fatality being reported from Uttar Pradesh, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The active cases comprise 0.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national covid recovery rate remained at 98.76 per cent, the ministry said. An increase of 318 cases has been recorded in the active Covid19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

The daily positivity rate was recorded as 0.31 per cent and the weekly positivity rate as 0.34 per cent, according to the ministry.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,25,11,701, while the case fatality rate was recorded a 1.21 per cent.

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide Covid 19 vaccination drive has exceeded 186.72 crore.

India's Covid tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19. The country crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4 and three crore on June 23 last year. PTI

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