The upward trend in coronavirus infections continued in India as the country reported a surge of 65 per cent on Wednesday with 2,067 daily cases and eight deaths, according to an update from the Union health ministry.
Kerala on Wednesday reconciled 32 previous deaths to its tally, taking the total Covid-19 deaths reported on Wednesday to 40. With this, the country’s death toll reached 5,22,006 and infections tally climbed to 4,30,47,594.
The active cases rose to 12,340, comprising 0.03 per cent of the total infections. The national Covid-19 recovery rate remained at 98.76 per cent.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.49 and the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 0.38.
The number of people who have recovered from the disease surged to 4,25,13,248, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.21.
With PTI inputs