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India’s Covid cases rising, says the Union Health Ministry

BP World Bureau | Jun 06 2022 10:01:35 AM
Covid Update

According to the latest update from the Union Health Ministry, India is seeing a steady rise in Covid-19 infections with the present positivity rate at 1% after 34 days.

India recorded 4,270 new Coronavirus infections on Sunday. This takes the total tally to 4,31,76,817. Active cases have risen to 24,052 and the death count has climbed to 5,24,692. There have been 15 fresh fatalities as per the Ministry.

India’s active cases now comprise 0.06% and the national recovery rate is at 98.73%, said the Ministry. There is an increase of 1,636 cases in the last 24 hours.

Over 5,24,692 crores of the vaccine have been administered in the country so far. 70% of deaths occurred due to comorbidities, said the Ministry. 

"Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council of Medical Research," the ministry said on its website.