Daily Covid Cases In India Cross 800, Highest In Over 4 Months

New Delhi: Daily Covid cases recorded in India are at the highest in over four months, with over 800 cases recorded in the last 24 hours. With 841 fresh infections, active caseload has now climbed to 5,389, according to Union health ministry data.

With 843 fresh infections, the country’s caseload increased to 4.46 crore (4,46,94,349). The death toll rose to 5,30,799 with four fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.

While Jharkhand and Maharashtra reported one death each, two were reconciled by Kerala.

Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Gujarat have the highest number of the viral infection cases, data showed.

India’s daily average new Covid cases are up six times in a month. Average daily new cases a month ago (Feb 18) was 112 while now (March 18) it’s 626.

Active cases now comprise 0.01 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.80 per cent, according to the health ministry website.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,41,58,161 and the case fatality rate stands at 1.19 per cent.

According to the ministry’s website, 220.64 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive.

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