Daily rise in new coronavirus infections below 20,000 for 49 straight days

Active cases in country rise to 1,10,133

Daily rise in new coronavirus infections below 20,000 for 49 straight days

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New Delhi, November 26

India logged 10,549 new coronavirus infections taking the country's total tally of Covid cases to 3,45,55,431, while the active cases rose to 1,10,133, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday.

The death toll climbed to 4,67,468 with 488 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.

The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 49 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 152 consecutive days now.

The active cases comprise 0.32 per cent of the total infections while the national Covid recovery rate was recorded at 98.33 per cent, the health ministry said.

An increase of 193 cases has been recorded in the active Covid caseload in a span of  24 hours.

The 488 new fatalities include 384 deaths in Kerala and 50 from Maharashtra.

Of the 384 deaths in Kerala, 56 were reported over the last few days and 328 were designated as Covid deaths after receiving appeals based on the new guidelines of the Centre and the directions of the Supreme Court, a state government release said on Friday.

A total of 4,67,468 deaths have been reported so far in the country, including 1,40,857 from Maharashtra, 38,737 from Kerala, 38,187 from Karnataka, 36,432 from Tamil Nadu, 25,095 from Delhi, 22,909 from Uttar Pradesh and 19,430 from West Bengal. PTI

       

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