India Covid Highlights: There are now 14,955 active cases in India. (File)
India added 2,022 new coronavirus infections Monday, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,31,38,393, while the active cases dipped to 14,832, according to the Union Health Ministry.
The death count climbed to 5,24,459 with 46 more people dying due to the virus, yesterday's data showed.
The active cases comprise 0.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.75 per cent, the ministry said.
Here are the Highlights on coronavirus (COVID-19) cases:
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31 new COVID-19 cases in Bengal
West Bengal on Monday recorded 31 new cases of COVID-19, which raised the tally to 20,19,124, a state health department bulletin said.
The count remained unchanged at 21,203 as no new death due to the disease was reported.
During the day, 32 people recuperated from the infection, taking the total number of recoveries to 19,97,544.
Telangana Logs 27 New COVID-19 Cases
27 New COVID-19 cases were recorded in Telangana on Monday taking the tally in the state to 7,92,898, a health department bulletin said.
As no deaths due to the infection was reported on the day, the fatality toll remained at 4,111, it said.
Hyderabad accounted for the highest number of 17 cases.
A total of 52 people recovered from the infection taking the cumulative number of recoveries till date to 7,88,415.
The active cases in the state stood at 372, the bulletin said.
Gujarat reports 24 new COVID-19 cases, no death; active tally at 182
Gujarat on Monday reported 24 fresh COVID-19 cases, raising its overall tally to 12,24,932, while no fresh death due to the infection was recorded in the state, the health department said.
With 30 coronavirus patients getting discharged in the last 24 hours, the number of recovered cases rose to 12,13,806, it said.
With this, the state's tally of active cases now stands at 182.
The state's COVID-19 fatalities remained unchanged at 10,944 with no fresh addition, said the department in a release.
District-wise, Ahmedabad reported 17 new cases, Vadodara four, Bhavnagar two and Kutch one.
Mumbai reports 150 new coronavirus cases, zero death
Mumbai reported 150 new coronavirus cases on Monday, 63 less compared to the previous day, but no death due to the infection was registered in the city, the civic body said.
With this, Mumbai's overall tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 10,63,058, while the death count remained unchanged at 19,566, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said in a bulletin.
On Sunday, the financial capital had logged 213 COVID-19 cases and zero fatalities.
The city's daily COVID-19 cases have surged to three digits this month after remaining under 100 for several weeks.
With 74 more patients getting recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours, their cumulative count increased to 10,42,122, the bulletin said.
Tamil Nadu logs 35 new COVID-19 cases
Tamil Nadu recorded 35 fresh COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the cumulative infections in the State to 34,54,925 so far.
Fourteen men and 21 women tested positive through RT-PCR. There were no deaths today and the toll remained unchanged at 38,025 till date.
Including 32 patients who got discharged after treatment during the day, the net recoveries was 34,16,569, a bulletin from the State Health Department said. The number of active cases increased to 331 from 328 on Sunday.
Among the 38 districts of the State, Chennai saw 19 new infections, Chengalpattu (10), Coimbatore (3), Kancheepuram (2) and Mayiladuthurai (1) while the rest saw no fresh cases, the bulletin said.
Delhi Reports 268 Fresh COVID-19 cases, Positivity Rate at 2.69 Per Cent
Delhi on Monday reported 268 fresh COVID-19 cases, while the positivity rate stood at 2.69 per cent, according to data shared by the city health department.
With this, Delhi's COVID-19 tally increased to 19,03,822. The death toll remained unchanged at 26,201.
A total of 9,976 COVID-19 tests were conducted in the national capital the previous day, the department said in its latest bulletin.
Odisha Reports 7 New COVID-19 Cases
Odisha recorded seven more coronavirus cases on Monday, raising the tally to 12,88,379, the health department said in a bulletin.
The state had registered 15 new infections on Sunday.
The COVID-19 toll remained unchanged at 9,126 as there has been no fatality due to the disease in Odisha for three weeks.
Puducherry adds two new COVID-19 cases, overall tally goes up to 1,65,836
The union territory of Puducherry logged two fresh coronavirus cases during the last 24 hours pushing the overall caseload to 1,65,836, a senior official of the Department of Health said on Monday.
One patient recovered in the last 24 hours ending 10 AM Monday taking the overall recoveries to 1,63,852, Director of Health G Sriramulu said in a release here.
The two new cases were detected at the end of the testing of 68 samples, he said.
COVID-19 case count in Maharashtra's Palghar district stood at 1,63,612 and the death count at 3,407.
China's economy hit hard by return of COVID-19
China, which once boasted of a robust defence against COVID-19 pandemic, is now hit hard by the return of the virus. Consumer spending and factory output tumbled last month, while growth in infrastructure investment that Beijing has been touting to bolster growth this year also slowed, according to China's National Bureau of Statistics.
According to the Policy Research Group (POREG), the headline jobless rate has zoomed to a two-year high of 6.1 per cent, as further proof of the economic fallout wrought by the country's strictest pandemic protocols.
Thane logs 30 new COVID-19 cases
Maharashtra's Thane district has added 30 new COVID-19, raising its infection count to 7,09,554, an official said on Monday. These new cases were reported on Sunday, he said.
There was no fresh fatality and the death count in the district stood at 11,895, he said, adding that the COVID-19 mortality rate in Thane is 1.67 per cent.
192.38 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
India's Active caseload currently stands at 14,832
Active cases stand at 0.03%
Recovery Rate currently at 98.75%
2,099 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to
2,022 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours
Daily positivity rate (0.69%)
Weekly Positivity Rate (0.49%)
84.70 cr Total Tests conducted so far; 2,94,812 tests conducted in the last 24 hours