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Coronavirus Live Updates: India Logs Over 12,000 New Covid Cases

India Covid Live: The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.60 per cent.New Delhi: India on Wednesday reported at least 12,249 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of…

Coronavirus Live Updates: India Logs Over 12,000 New Covid Cases In 24 Hours

India Covid Live: The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.60 per cent.

New Delhi:

India on Wednesday reported at least 12,249 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of cases to 4,33,31,645. According to Union health ministry data, the number of active cases increased to 81,687 in the country.

India also report 13 new Covid related deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of fatalities to 5,24,903

The active cases comprise 0.19 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.60 per cent, the health ministry said.

An increase of 2,374 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 3.94 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 2.90 per cent, the ministry said.

Here are the LIVE updates on coronavirus (COVID-19) cases:

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10 New Coronavirus Cases In Leh

Ladakh recorded 10 fresh COVID-19 cases that took the Union Territory’s infection tally to 28,328, officials said on Wednesday.

This was the highest single-day rise in over a month, they said.

The officials said the number of active cases in Ladakh now stands at 32 – 31 in Leh and one in Kargil.

Ladakh has so far recorded 228 fatalities linked to the pandemic since its outbreak, they said.

Of the total fatalities, Leh accounts for a maximum of 168, while the remaining 60 were recorded in Kargil, they said.

The officials said all the 10 fresh cases were reported from Leh, where five patients were also discharged after undergoing successful treatment for the infection.

The overall recoveries now stand at 28,068, officials said.

8 New COVID-19 Cases In Andamans

Andaman and Nicobar Islands reported eight new COVID-19 cases, four more than the previous day, with the tally rising to 10,103, a health department official said on Wednesday.

Six fresh patients have travel history, while two infections were detected during contact tracing, he said.

The Union Territory now has 40 active patients, and all of them are undergoing home quarantine.

One person recuperated from the disease on Tuesday, taking the total number of recoveries in the archipelago to 9,934.

The toll remained at 129 as no new fatality due to the infection was reported in the last 24 hours, the official said.

Kerala Reports 4,224 Fresh COVID-19 Cases

COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Kerala with the state on Tuesday reporting 4,224 fresh infections which took the total caseload till June 21 to 66,08,717.

The last time the state recorded over 4,000 fresh infections in a day was in February.

On June 21, the state also recorded 20 deaths due to COVID-19 that took the total casualties in Kerala, till then, to 69,917, according to data provided on the Government of Kerala dashboard.

The number of active cases in the state have also increased to 24,333 till June 21.

India Adds 12,249 New Cases, 13 Deaths

India reported 12,249 new coronavirus infections and 13 deaths, while active cases went up by over 2,300 in a 24-hour span, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.

The latest updates pushed the country’s overall Covid numbers to 4,33,31,645 cases, 5,24,903 deaths and 81,687 active cases, the data released at 8 am showed.

The number of active cases rose by 2,374 from Tuesday, and now constitute 0.19 per cent of the total infections, the health ministry said.

756 New COVID-19 Cases In Thane

Maharashtra’s Thane district has reported 756 new COVID-19 cases, raising its infection count to 7,21,015, an official said on Wednesday.

These new cases were recorded on Tuesday, he said.

There was no report of any fresh fatality and the death toll in the district remained unchanged at 11,898. The COVID-19 mortality rate in Thane stood at 1.67 per cent, the official said.

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