Coronavirus Live: India Records Over 20,000 New Covid Cases 24 Hours India Records Covid 19 Cases
New Delhi: With 20,551 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India’s tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 4,41,07,588, while the active cases declined to 1,35,364, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday. India Records Covid 19 Cases
The death count climbed to 5,26,600 with 70 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.31 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.50 per cent, the ministry said.
It was the second consecutive day that the daily count of Covid cases crossed the 2,000-mark. Thursday’s case count was the highest since February 4, when the national capital logged 2,272 cases and 20 deaths.
Delhi on Wednesday reported 2,073 COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 11.64 per cent. The number of deaths recorded on Wednesday was the highest since June 25 when six deaths were reported due to COVID-19 in the city.
Also, this was the fourth day in a row that the positivity rate breached the 10-per cent mark.