Active Covid-19 cases have jumped to 1,75,745 but still stand at a 232-day low. 231 new deaths were recorded on Thursday.
An increase of 733 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 case count in a span of 24 hours, the health ministry said.
India's active Covid-19 infection tally currently stands at 1,89,694, the lowest in 221 days. The daily rise in new Covid-19 infections remains below 30,000 for straight 24 days.
Khordha district of Odisha, which consists of the capital Bhubaneswar as well has accounted for nearly 50% of Odisha's daily Covid-19 cases for several weeks now.
While 379 fresh fatalities due to Covid-19 have been reported, the active cases have almost come down to 2 lakhs.
India recorded 15,786 daily rise in Covid-19 cases yesterday. Active cases have been recorded at 1,78,831, the lowest in over 232 days.
Decline of about 1500 cases has been seen since yesterday. The recovery rate is at 97.78%, the highest since March 2020.
BJP spokesperson Tom Vadakkan said Kerala is in the grip of COVID-19, and the state government is busy covering it up.
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People wait for their turn to get inoculated with a dose of the Covishield vaccine at a hospital, in Prayagraj.PTI Photo
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