Coronavirus News Live Updates: India reports 2,541 fresh Covid-19 cases, slightly lower than yesterday; active cases over 16,500
Coronavirus News Live Updates Today: India reported 2,541 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours ending at 8 am Monday, marginally lower than 2,593 infections recorded the previous day, the Union Health Ministry’s data showed. The total number of active cases of the country now stands at 16,522. As many as 30 deaths were reported Monday, taking the death toll to 5,22,223.
The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded as 98.75 per cent, according to news agency PTI. An increase of 649 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The daily positivity rate was recorded as 0.84 per cent and the weekly positivity rate as 0.54 per cent. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,25,21,341, while the case fatality rate was 1.21 per cent.
With a string of festivals coming up, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday urged people not to lower their guard against Covid. “In the midst of all this, you also have to be alert against corona. Wearing a mask, washing hands at regular intervals, whatever are the necessary measures for prevention, keep following them,” the Prime Minister said in his ‘Mann Ki Baat ‘ address on Sunday.
Coronavirus India News Live Updates today: India reports 2,541 fresh Covid-19 cases, slightly lower than yesterday; active cases over 16,500; Delhi records 1,083 fresh Covid-19 infections; positivity rate in Capital climbs to 4.48%; Mumbai sees 73 new cases, zero deaths; Follow live updates here.
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