COVID-19: Corona cases increased again in India, 11919 new patients found in a day


India witnessed a rise in the number of daily COVID-19 cases for the second day in a row. The country recorded 11,919 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Thursday, 470 deaths due to COVID were also recorded in the last 24 hours.


Meanwhile, a total of 11,242 patients were discharged in the last 24 hours in India. The overall recovery rate is around 98.28 percent which is the highest since March 2020, and the total recovery data reached 3,38,85,132.

The total active cases in India currently stand at 1,28,762. According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India's testing capacity has also been ramped up massively and has conducted 62,82,48,841 COVID-19 tests so far.


Active cases account for less than 1% of the total cases, currently at 0.37%, and are the lowest since March 2020.

The total death toll in the country now stands at 4,64,623 and the total vaccine coverage under the nationwide vaccination campaign has reached 114.46 crores.