Active COVID-19 cases tally in India rise to 61,233 as country records 7,633 fresh infections

Active COVID-19 cases tally in India rise to 61,233 as country records 7,633 fresh infections

The death toll has increased to 5,31,152 with 11 deaths.

PTIUpdated: Tuesday, April 18, 2023, 12:05 PM IST
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Active COVID-19 cases tally in India rise to 61,233 as country records 7,633 fresh infections | PTI

India has recorded 7,633 new coronavirus infections, while the active cases have increased to 61,233, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.

The death toll has increased to 5,31,152 with 11 deaths.

11 deaths reported in last 24 hours

While four deaths were reported from Delhi, one each was reported from Haryana, Karnataka and Punjab while four fatalities were reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.

National recovery rate stands at 98.68 per cent

The Covid case tally was recorded at 4.47 crore (4,48,34,859) The active cases now comprise 0.14 per cent of the total infections and the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.68 per cent, the ministry said.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,42,42,474 while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.18 per cent.

About the vaccination program

According to the ministry's website, 220.66 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.

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