COVID-19 India : Another Record Daily Rise

NEW DELHI: Conditions worsen even more as India reports a record daily increase of 234,692 Covid-19 infections over the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases to more than 1.45 crore cases. It was the eighth consecutive day of India witnessing a daily increase in Covid-19 positive cases.

Source: TOI/ Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

Currently, India’s Covid-19 tally stands at 1,45,26,609. It’s unfortunate to report that 1341 people lost their lives on Saturday, April, 17, taking the death toll to 1,75,649.

Source: TOI/ Source: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

According to the Health ministry, the total number of active cases have crossed the 16 lakh mark. 

At a rate of 11.56%, India registered a steady increase for the 38th consecutive day. 

The national Covid-19 recovery rate has slipped down to 87.23 percent from 97.33 percent on February 17.

Source: TOI/ Source: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

As per the data, the number of people who have recovered from the disease has gone up to 1,26,71,220 while the fatality rate dropped to 1.21 percent.

Here are the updated numbers:

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According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 26,49,72,022 people have been tested for Covid-19 so far.


News Report: TOI