Covid-19: India sees 18,522 fresh cases; total stands at 5,66,840

New Delhi: India’s coronavirus cases crossed over 5.5 lakh and the death toll rose to 16,893.

According to Union Health Ministry data released this morning, the country saw  18,522 new positive cases, thus taking the total tally to 5,66,840.

The number of active cases stands at 2,15,125, while 3,34,821 people have recovered, and one patient has migrated, according to the updated data at 8 am.

Of the 418 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, 181 are from Maharashtra; 62 from Tamilnadu; 57 from Delhi; 19 each from Gujarat and Karnataka; 14 from West Bengal; 12 from Uttar Pradesh; 11 from Andhra Pradesh; nine from Haryana; seven from Madhya Pradesh; six each from Rajasthan and Telangana; five from Punjab; three from Jharkhand; two each from Bihar and Odisha and one each from Assam, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand.

 

NT Bureau