India witnesses 2,527 new covid cases, 33 more deaths

World Materials 24 April 2022 02:14 (UTC +04:00)
India witnesses 2,527 new covid cases, 33 more deaths

With 2,527 coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India's total tally of cases rose to 4,30,54,952, while active cases have increased to 15,079, according to Union health ministry data updated on Saturday, Trend reports citing The Print.

The death toll has climbed to 5,22,149 with 33 fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The active cases comprised 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national covid recovery rate has been recorded at 98.75 per cent, the health ministry said.

An increase of 838 cases has been recorded in the active covid caseload in a span of 24 hours.

The daily positivity rate has been recorded at 0.56 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 0.5 per cent, according to the health ministry.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has surged to 4,25,17,724, while the case fatality rate has been recorded at 1.21 per cent.

The cumulative doses administered so far under the nationwide covid vaccination drive has exceeded 187.46 crore.

The 33 new fatalities include 31 from Kerala.

The health ministry said 5,22,149 deaths had been reported so far in the country, including 1,47,831 from Maharashtra, 68,781 from Kerala, 40,057 from Karnataka, 38,025 from Tamil Nadu, 26,164 from Delhi, 23,502 from Uttar Pradesh and 21,200 from West Bengal.