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India Reports 50,848 New Cases In 24 Hours

Active Covid-19 cases in the country has declined to 6,43,194

India Reports 50,848 New Cases In 24 Hours
The country’s tally of cases is now 3,00,28,709 and death toll is 3,90,660. | (Representational image)
India Reports 50,848 New Cases In 24 Hours
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2021-06-23T10:47:20+05:30

India reported 50,848 fresh Covid-19 infections and 1,358 fatalities in the last 24 hours.

According to the latest data provided by the union health ministry, the country’s tally of cases is now 3,00,28,709 and death toll is 3,90,660.

Active Covid-19 cases in the country has declined to 6,43,194.

India's total tally of COVID-19 cases crossed the 3-crore mark with one crore infections being added in 50 days.

India's total COVID-19 infections had surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19 after which it took around 136 days to cross  the 2-crore mark on May 4.

The active cases further declined to 6, 43,194 comprising 2.14 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 96.56 per cent, the data updated at 8 am showed.

A net decline of 19,327 cases has been recorded in the COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

 The 1,358 new fatalities include 482 from Maharashtra, 194 from Tamil Nadu, 141 from Kerala  and 139 from  Karnataka.  

The total 3,90,660 deaths reported so far in the country include  1,18,795 from Maharashtra, 34,164 from Karnataka, 31,580 from Tamil Nadu, 24,933 from Delhi, 22,282 from Uttar Pradesh, 17,437 from West Bengal, 15,888 from Punjab and 13,402 from Chhattisgarh.

According to the data published at 7 am, India administered 54.24 lakh vaccine doses in the last 24 hours taking the cumulative doses to 29.46 crore.

The ministry stressed that more than 70 per cent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.

"Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council of Medical Research," the ministry said on its website, adding that state-wise distribution of figures is subject to further verification and reconciliation.

(PTI inputs)

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