6,168 new cases of corona infection were reported in India


After 6,168 new cases of coronavirus infection were reported in India in the last 24 hours, the total number of infected people in the country increased to 4,44,42,507, while the number of patients under treatment has come down to 59,210. 

According to the updated data released by the Union Health Ministry at 8 am on Thursday, the death toll has risen to 5,27,932 after 21 more people died due to infection in the country. 

In these 21 cases, two people are also included, whose names have been put on the list of patients who lost their lives due to infection by Kerala, re-matching the death toll due to infection.

According to the data, the number of patients under treatment for coronavirus infection in the country has come down to 59,210, which is 0.13 percent of the total cases. In the last 24 hours, there has been a decrease in the number of patients under treatment by 3,538. The national recovery rate of patients has increased to 98.68 percent.

On 19 December 2020, these cases had exceeded one crore in the country. Last year, on May 4, the number of infected had crossed 20 million and on June 23, 2021, it crossed 30 million. On January 25 this year, the cases of infection had crossed four crores.