COVID-19: India records 9,111 new cases, 27 deaths
The active coronavirus cases has risen to 60,313, while the death toll has increased to 5,31,141, as per the data updated on Monday
FP Staff Last Updated:April 17, 2023 12:21:37 IST
New Delhi: As many as 9,111 new cases of COVID-19 and 27 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The active coronavirus cases has risen to 60,313, while the death toll has increased to 5,31,141, as per the data updated on Monday.
While six deaths were reported from Gujarat, four were from Uttar Pradesh, three each from Delhi and Rajasthan, two from Maharashtra, one each from Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Kerala and Tamil Nadu and three reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.
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The Covid case tally was recorded at 4.47 crore (4,48,27,226). The daily positivity was recorded at 8.40 per cent and the weekly positivity rate was pegged at 4.94 per cent.
The active cases now comprise 0.13 per cent of the total infections and the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.68 per cent, the ministry said.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,42,35,772 and the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 per cent.
According to the ministry’s website, 220.66 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
(With inputs from PTI)