Covid Update: India reports 38,164 new Covid cases, 38,660 recoveries, and 499 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry.
Total cases: 3,11,44,229
Active cases: 4,21,665
Total recoveries: 3,03,08,456
Death toll: 4,14,108
Total vaccination: 40,64,81,493
Maharashtra continues to witness spike in cases
Maharashtra witnessed a renewed surge of 9,000 COVID-19 cases on Sunday, while fresh recoveries dropped to 5,756 as the active case tally rose again to touch 1,03,486.
With 167 deaths, the cumulative toll surged to 1,27,031 and the case fatality rate stands at 2.04%. The total cases have reached 62,14,190, while cumulative recoveries have risen to 59,80,350, with the recovery rate falling to 96.24%.
High volume of cases is a big concern: Kerala CM
Kerala on Saturday logged 16,148 new Covid-19 cases, the highest in a month, said chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan. “The high volume of cases is a big concern and it emphasised the need for more vigil and surveillance,” Vijayan said during a press meeting.
In the last 24 hours, the country reported 38,079 cases of Covid-19 and the state’s contribution was around 40 per cent of the total national caseload. The state’s test positivity remained 10.76 per cent while the national average is below 3 per cent. The state’s weekly average was above 14,000 cases with 10 per cent TPR.