India logs over 500 Covid-19 cases in single day, active cases climb to 5,915
The Covid cases in India are once again rising and creating fears of another lockdown. India on Sunday recorded 526 cases taking the total active cases tally to 5,915.
According to the Union Health Ministry, two people, each from Rajasthan and Maharashtra, died due to the contagious viral disease. The death toll has crossed 5.3 lakh.
The active cases now comprise 0.01 percent of the total cases, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.8 percent. The case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 percent, as stated by the Health Ministry.
Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kerala, Delhi and Himachal Pradesh recorded the most number of Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours.
Maharashtra reported 135 cases while Jharkhand logged 134 cases in a single day, followed by Kerala, Delhi and Himachal Pradesh with 90, 42, and 37 cases respectively.
According to the ministry’s website, 220.65 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide coronavirus vaccination drive.
On Saturday, there has been a significant jump in single-day Covid-19 cases as 843 fresh infections were reported, the highest after 126 days. Jharkhand and Maharashtra have reported one death each earlier.
There had been a massive rise in Covid-19 cases on Saturday as the country reported 843 new cases. This was the highest after 126 days. Jharkhand and Maharashtra reported one death each yesterday.