Active Covid cases in country increase to 60,313

The death toll has increased to 5,31,141 with 27 deaths

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  17 April 2023 6:43 AM GMT
States asked to keep vigil on Covid-19 cases

New Delhi: India has recorded 9,111 new coronavirus infections, while active cases have increased to 60,313, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.

The death toll has increased to 5,31,141 with 27 deaths.

While six deaths were reported from Gujarat, four were from Uttar Pradesh, three each from Delhi and Rajasthan, two from Maharashtra, one each from Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu, and three reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The Covid case tally was recorded at 4.47 crore (4,48,27,226).

The daily positivity was recorded at 8.40 percent and the weekly positivity rate was pegged at 4.94 percent.

The active cases now comprise 0.13 percent of the total infections and the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.68 percent, the ministry said.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,42,35,772 and the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 percent. According to the ministry's website, 220.66 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.

Inputs from PTI

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