New Delhi: India has again reported over 12,000 fresh infections on Monday logging 12,781 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, according to Union health ministry data. With the addition of new case, the daily positivity rate surged to 4 % after 130 days.
After today’s surge, the total Covid tally rose to 4,33,09,473. India also registered 18 new fatalities as the death toll climbed to 5,24,873. The number of active cases increased to 76,700, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.32 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 2.62 per cent, the ministry said. The active cases comprise 0.18 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.61 per cent, it said.
An increase of 4,226 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,27,07,900, while the case fatality rate stood at 1.21 per cent, the ministry said.
Maharashtra on Sunday reported 4,004 fresh COVID-19 cases, including 2,087 in Mumbai, and one fatality, taking the tally to 79,35,749 and the toll to 1,47,886, the state health department said.
A day earlier the state had reported 3,883 cases and two COVID-19 fatalities.
Maharashtra is now left with 23,746 active cases after 3,085 patients were discharged on Sunday, taking the tally of recoveries to 77,64,117, the department said in a statement.
A total of 41,823 tests were conducted on Sunday, raising the number of samples tested so far in the state to 8,16 03,506.
The case recovery rate in the state now stands at 97.84 per cent while the fatality rate is 1.86 per cent, it said.
The sole COVID-19 fatality in the state was reported from Mumbai which saw 2,087 new cases.
Mumbai’s overall tally of cases has reached 10,93,722 and the COVID-19 death toll to 19,583.
Mumbai division added 3,358 new cases, pushing the tally to 22,84,103. The COVID-19 death toll in the Mumbai division is 39,858.
(with PTI inputs)
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