Coronavirus Updates: India records 13,216 new Covid cases, 23 deaths in a day
An increase of 5,045 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours
India's COVID-19 tally increased to 4,32,83,793 on Saturday as 13,216 more people tested positive for the viral disease and the active caseload climbed to 68,108, according to Union health ministry data.
This is the first time in 113 days that India has recorded over 13,000 cases.
The death count increased to 5,24,840 with 23 fresh fatalities.
The active cases comprise 0.16 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.63 per cent, the ministry said.
An increase of 5,045 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.73 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 2.47 per cent, the ministry said.
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