India Sees Marginal Decline With Just Under 16K Daily Covid-19 Cases

Meanwhile, as many as 20 people succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours taking the total number of deaths due to Covid-19 to 5, 24,974.
Marginal decline in daily Covid-19 cases in India | REPRESENTATIVE
Marginal decline in daily Covid-19 cases in India | REPRESENTATIVE

India reported a total of 15,940 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours on Saturday, according to data from the Union ministry of health and family welfare. This is a decline from yesterday’s 17,336 cases.

However, the active cases in the country rose to 91,779 which is 0.21 per cent of the total cases.

Meanwhile, as many as 20 people succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours taking the total number of deaths due to Covid-19 to 5, 24,974.

Moreover, a total of 12,425 people were discharged during that time, having recovered from the infection.

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The overall tally of people who recovered from the virus went up to 4.27 crores.

In addition, the daily and weekly positivity rates have risen with a surge in daily cases nationwide. The daily positivity rate stood at 4.39 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate stood at 3.30 per cent.

It may be noted that 12 Indian states and union territories are witnessing a surge in Covid-19 cases. They include Maharashtra, Kerala, Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, West Bengal, Gujarat, Goa, and Punjab.

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