India’s covid-19 cases touches 4,25,282; death toll 13,699

New Delhi: With 14,821 new covid-19 cases, India’s infection rate touched 4,25,282 today.

According to Union Health Ministry data, the coronavirus death toll rose to 13,699 with 445 new fatalities. The country registered over 10,000 cases for the 11th day in a row.

Of the 4,25,282 cases, 1,74,387 are active infections, while 2,37,196 patients have been discharged so far, the official figures at 8 am said.

In the last 24 hours, a total of 9,440 COVID-19 patients have recovered, taking the recovery rate to 55.77 per cent, officials said.

Of the 445 fresh fatalities reported till Monday morning, 186 were from Maharashtra, 63 from Delhi, 53 from Tamilnadu, 43 from Uttar Pradesh, 25 from Gujarat, 15 from West Bengal, 14 from Madhya Pradesh, 12 from Rajasthan, 11 from Haryana, seven from Telangana, five each from Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, two from Odisha, one each from Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Puducherry and Punjab.

 

NT Bureau