According to the Union Health Ministry, India has experienced a surge in daily Covid-19 cases, with 9,629 new infections reported in the last 24 hours. As per the Health Ministry’s data, the death toll has reached 5,31,398, with 29 fatalities reported in the last 24 hours. Among these fatalities, six were from Delhi, three each from Maharashtra and Rajasthan, two each from Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, and one each from Odisha, Gujarat, and Chhattisgarh.
The number of active cases stands at 61,013, which represents 0.14% of the total Covid-19 cases. The Health Ministry also reported that 11,967 individuals have recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 4,43,23,045. The national recovery rate has reached 98.68%, while the case fatality rate remains at 1.18%.