Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates: India reports 16,561 new Covid-19 cases,
India recorded a total of 16,299 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 4,42,06,996, according to the Union Health Ministry.
With 53 new fatalities due to Covid today, the overall Covid-related death count has reached 5,26,879.
India’s active caseload currently stands at 1,25,076 and accounts for 0.31 per cent of the total cases.
The recovery rate is currently at 98.5 per cent. As many as 19,431 recoveries from the infection were logged in the last 24 hours thereby increasing the total recoveries to 4,35,55,041.
West Bengal reported 598 new Covid cases on Thursday, taking the overall count to 21,01,075.
The overall death count rose to 21,414 after 4 more deaths were reported due to the disease.
At least 802 people recovered from Covid, taking the total number of recoveries to 20,73,223.
West Bengal currently has 6,438 active cases.