India Covid Live: The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.60 per cent
India recorded 13,313 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to 4,33,44,958. According to Union health ministry data, the number of active cases increased to 83,990 in the country.
India also report 38 new Covid related deaths today, bringing the total number of fatalities to 5,24,941.
The active cases comprise 0.19 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.60 per cent, the Health Ministry said.
Active cases have increased by 2,303 in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 3.94 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 2.90 per cent, the ministry said.
Here are the Highlights on coronavirus (COVID-19) cases:
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Mumbai reports sharp rise in new coronavirus cases at 2,479; one more dies
Mumbai witnessed a sharp jump in new COVID-19 cases at 2,479 on Thursday, up by 831 from a day ago and the highest daily count since January 23, while one more patient succumbed to the infection, the city civic body said.
The tally includes some backdated cases, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said in a bulletin.
With these additions, the overall COVID-19 count in the metropolis surged to 11,01,862, while the death toll increased to 19,589, said the bulletin.
Bengal logs 745 new COVID-19 cases
West Bengal on Thursday reported 745 fresh cases of COVID-19, pushing the tally in the state to 20,23,587, the health department said in a bulletin.
The last time Bengal had reported over 700 cases in a day was on February 7, when the state logged 835 new infections.
The positivity rate clocked 7.30 per cent.
Madhya Pradesh logs 68 new COVID-19 cases; active tally at 457
Madhya Pradesh's COVID-19 caseload rose to 10,43,804 on Thursday after 68 new infections were detected in the last 24 hours, an official from the state health department said.
The toll remained unchanged at 10,740, while the count of recoveries rose to 10,32,607, as 65 patients recovered from the infection during the day, he said.
With this, the state is now left with 457 active cases and the positivity rate stood at 1.0 per cent, he said.
At least 6,387 swab samples were examined during the day, taking the total number of tests conducted in the state to 2,94,56,309, the official added.
858 COVID-19 cases, 1 death in Karnataka
Karnataka on Thursday recorded 858 fresh COVID-19 cases and one death, taking the caseload to 39,63,633 and the total fatalities to 40,072 respectively, the Health Department said.
Also, the day saw 682 people getting discharged, taking the total number of recoveries to 39,18,452 till date.
Active cases stood at 5,067, a Health Department bulletin said.
Bengaluru Urban accounted for the maximum number of 820 cases and one death, it said.
Coronavirus: 114 new cases in Chhattisgarh, one death; active tally 632
Chhattisgarh on Thursday reported 114 COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 11,53,470, while the death toll increased by one to reach 14,036, an official said.
The death toll has remained constant since June 8 this year, he said.
The recovery count rose to 11,38,802 after five persons were discharged from hospitals and 61 people completed their home isolation during the day, leaving the state with 632 active cases.
"Raipur recorded 26 cases, followed by 21 in Balodabazar, 13 in Korea, 11 in Surajpur, eight in Durg and seven in Bilaspur, among other districts. Not a single case were reported in nine districts. With 9,864 samples examined during the day, the overall test count went up to 1,78,35,642," he added.
Gujarat logs 416 new coronavirus cases, zero death; active tally rises to 1,927
Gujarat reported 416 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, taking the overall tally to 12,28,909, while no fresh death due to the infection was registered in the state, said the Health Department.
The death toll remained unchanged at 10,946, said a release issued by the department.
Also, 230 patients recovered during the last 24 hours, taking the tally of recoveries to 12,16,036, it said.
The number of active cases in Gujarat rose to 1,927, the release said.
Goa reports 151 new COVID-19 cases, zero death; active tally tops 900
Goa on Thursday reported 151 fresh cases of COVID-19, raising the overall count to 2,47,671, while no new death linked to the infection was registered in the state, the Health Department said.
The death toll remained unchanged at 3,833, said the department in a bulletin.
As many as 112 patients recovered from the disease during the day, taking the count of recoveries to 2,42,933, it said.
The state now has 905 active cases, the bulletin said.
1,934 New Covid Cases In Delhi, Double The Number Of Cases On Wednesday
2,479 new Covid cases in Mumbai today, 50 per cent higher than yesterday
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Ladakh reports 6 fresh COVID-19 cases
Ladakh reported six fresh COVID-19 cases on Thursday, pushing the infection tally in the Union territory to 28,334, while six more patients were discharged from hospitals, officials said.
All the new cases were detected in Leh, they said.
So far, 228 people have succumbed to COVID-19 in Ladakh - 168 in Leh and 60 in Kargil.
Maharashtra's Thane Logs 708 New COVID-19 Cases, 1 Death In 24 Hours
Maharashtra's Thane district has recorded 708 new COVID-19 cases and one death, raising its infection count to 7,21,723 and the fatality count to 11,899, an official said today.
These new cases and death were reported on Wednesday, he said.
The COVID-19 mortality rate in Thane stood at 1.67 per cent, he added.
Five Fresh COVID-19 Cases In Andamans In 24 Hours
The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 10,108 today as five more people tested positive for the infection, a health bulletin said.
Three new patients have travel history, while two infections were detected during contact tracing, it said.
Eight cases were recorded in the archipelago on Wednesday.
The Union territory now has 34 active cases, while 9,945 people have recovered from the disease so far, including 11 in the last 24 hours.
A total of 129 patients have succumbed to the infection to date. The administration has thus far tested over 7.5 lakh samples for COVID-19, and fully vaccinated 3.40 lakh people.
COVID-19 UPDATE - JUNE 23
India recorded 13,313 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours
The number of Covid deaths in the last 24 hours: 38
India's active COVID-19 caseload currently stands at 83,990
196.62 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive
Active cases stand at 0.19%
Recovery rate currently at 98.6%
10,972 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases total recoveries to 4,27,36,027
Daily positivity rate (2.03%)
Weekly positivity rate (2.81%)
85.94 crore total tests conducted so far; 6,56,410 tests conducted in the last 24 hours
India has recorded 13,313 new COVID-19 cases and 38 Covid deaths in the last 24 hours