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India records 12,781 news cases and 18 new fatalities

BP World Bureau | Jun 20 2022 11:46:43 AM
Covid Update

On Monday, India recorded 12,781 new COVID-19 cases that have pushed its infection count to 4,33,09,473.

The daily positivity rate has gone past 4% after 130 days, according to the Union Health Ministry. The weekly positivity rate is recorded as 2.62%.

The total death count has climbed to 5,24,873 with the new additions of 18 fatalities in the country. And the number of active cases has increased to 76,700.

The active cases include 0.18 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.61 per cent, it said.

An upsurge of 4,226 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.