India reports over 4500 fatalities, highest-ever in 24 hours


New Delhi: An increase by few a thousand new Covid-19 cases was seen in the country in the last 24 hours with 2,67,334 more people testing positive, said the Union health ministry on Wednesday.

The number stood at 2,63,533 on Tuesday. With the addition of fresh infections, the cumulative caseload in the country has reached 2,54,96,330.

India’s daily spike has remained below 3 lakh for the third consecutive day.

However, the death toll has seen a huge jump with 4,529 more people succumbing to the disease in the last 24 hours. This is the biggest jump in daily fatalities ever recorded in the country.

As per data:

Total cases: 2,54,96,330

Death toll: 2,83,248

Active cases: 32,26,719

Total recoveries: 2,19,86,363



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