Fresh Covid-19 cases in India rose from a day earlier staying above the 1,000-mark for the fifth day in a row.
The nation reported 1,190 new cases and 1,375 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the 8 a.m. update from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The sudden spike in deaths was due to Punjab adding a backlog of 1,369 deaths.
The country's active case tally now stands at 16,243.
Total confirmed cases: 4,46,55,828
Total number of active cases: 16,243
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 4,41,09,133
Total deaths: 5,30,452
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 1,190
One-day recoveries: 1,190
One-day deaths: 1,375
Total vaccines administered: 2,19,66,16,127
Vaccines administered in the last 24 hours: 1,23,859