New Covid cases in India remain over 4 lakh

New Delhi: As many as 4,03,738 more people tested positive for Covid-19 in India in the last 24 hours, taking the cumulative caseload to 2,22,96,414, said the Union health ministry on Sunday morning.

The daily tally has only seen a slight increase when compared to Saturday. However, the country has seen over 4 lakh cases for five consecutive days now.

New fatalities saw a minimal dip in the last 24 hours with 4,092 more people succumbing to the disease. The cumulative death toll now stands at 2,42,362.

The number had crossed over 4,100 on Saturday.

In addition to this, 3,86,444 were discharged across India in the same duration, taking the total number of recoveries to 1,83,17,404.

As a result, there are 37,36,648 active cases in the country currently. The tally only rose slightly as it stood at 37,23,446 the day before.

India has tested 30,22,75,471 samples for Covid-19 until now, said the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

As per data:

  • Total cases: 2,22,96,414
  • Total discharges: 1,83,17,404
  • Death toll: 2,42,362
  • Active cases: 37,36,648

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