The death toll stands at 439,020 after the addition of 460 new fatalities
After the subsiding of the second wave, India is now experiencing a new surge in COVID-19 cases. The rise in infections was notices when 41,965 samples tested positive in the last 24 hours. The data was updated on the Union Health Ministry’s website. The rise is a noticeable jump of 11,024 cases from yesterday’s numbers when the country logged 30,941 fresh cases.
Astonishingly, Kerala accounted for more than half of the cases reported in the last 24 hours. The southern state logged 30,203 cases and 115 deaths yesterday from the country’s total of 41,965 cases.
As per data, the total number of cases has now reached 32,810,845, and the death toll stands at 439,020 after the addition of 460 new fatalities.
The weekly positivity rate has been recorded at 2.58 per cent. It has been below three per cent for the last 68 days. The national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 97.51 per cent, as per the ministry.
On the vaccination front, the country crossed the ten million mark on Tuesday after the authorities administered 133 million doses in a single day.
Source: The news has been published from Hindustan Times with a few edits from the ArdorComm News Network team.