COVID-19: India records 2,593 new cases, 44 deaths in past 24 hrs

Sunday, 24 April 2022 (11:02 IST)
New Delhi: India registered 2,593 new covid-19 cases, taking the total tally of cases to 4,30,57 545 in the country, as per the Health Ministry data on Sunday.

As many as 44 fresh fatalities were also recorded, taking the total death count in the country, to 5,22,193.

The active cases currently stand at 15,873 which now comprises 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate has decreased to 98.75 per cent.

Meanwhile, 1,755 recoveries were reported, increasing the total to 4,25,19,479.

According to the Ministry's bulletin83.47 Crore tests for Covid-19 have been done so far, with a total of 4,36532 tests have been conducted in the last 24 hours.

“India has administered 187.67 cr doses of Covid-19 vaccine so far under the ongoing nationwide vaccination drive,” Ministry data said. (UNI)

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