Coronavirus Highlights: India Reports 2,828 New Covid Cases, 14 Deaths In 24 Hours

India COVID-19: The death count climbed to 5,24,586 with 14 fatalities while the infection tally reached 4,31,53,043.

Coronavirus Highlights: India Reports 2,828 New Covid Cases, 14 Deaths In 24 Hours

COVID-19: The number of active cases increased to 17,087. (File)

New Delhi:

India reported 2,828 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday that took its infection tally to 4,31,53,043, while the number of active cases increased to 17,087, showed Union health ministry data.

The death count climbed to 5,24,586 with 14 fatalities.

A day earlier, the country had reported 2,685 new cases and 33 deaths,

The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.74 per cent, the ministry said.

An increase of 779 cases was recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

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West Bengal's Covid-19 tally rose to 20,19,291 with 38 fresh cases, a health department bulletin said on Saturday.

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Forty-one people recuperated from the disease during the period, taking the total number of recoveries to 19,97,747.
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