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India Logs 12,591 New Covid Cases In A Day, Highest In Around 8 Months

India recorded 12,591 new Covid cases, the highest in around eight months, with an increased active case burden of 65,286, according to Union Health Ministry data. The total tally of Covid cases in India stands at 4.48 crore, with a recovery rate of 98.67% and over 220 crore doses of Covid vaccine administered under the nationwide vaccination drive.

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India recorded 12,591 new Covid cases in a day, the highest in around eight months, while the active case burden increased to 65,286, according to Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday. The death toll has increased to 5,31,230 with 40 fatalities, which includes 11 reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The total tally of Covid cases was recorded at 4.48 crore. The daily positivity rate was 5.46 percent and the weekly positivity rate was 5.32 percent. Active cases now comprise 0.15 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was 98.67 percent, according to the health ministry website.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has surged to 4,42,61, 476 while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.18 percent. According to the ministry's website, 220.66 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive.

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