India reports 5,676 fresh Covid-19 cases, 21 fatalities, check statewise list
India reported 5,676 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the active cases to 37,093. Covid-19 cases have witnessed a 79 percent rise in India in the past week.
According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Affairs, the country also logged 21 new fatalities, taking the death toll to 5,31,000 since the pandemic hit. The fatality rate has been recorded at 98.73 percent.
While three deaths each were reported from Delhi, Punjab and Rajasthan, two were recorded in Karnataka and one each in Gujarat, Haryana, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu besides six reconciled by Kerala.
As per the updated data, the active cases in the country comprise 0.08 percent of the total infections and the national Covid-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.73 percent.
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Check statewise list of active cases!
|S. No.||Name of State/UT||Active Cases|
|1||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||7|
|8||Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||1|
|14||Jammu and Kashmir||426|
In view of the rising cases, mock drills to take stock of hospital preparedness were held in several public and private facilities across the country on Monday. The states/Union territories were also requested to expeditiously increase the rate of testing and increase the share of RT-PCR in tests.
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