India has reported 62,224 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, which is slightly higher than yesterday’s figures. The death toll rose to 3,79,573 with 2,542 fresh fatalities.
According to the Union Health Ministry, with the fresh cases, the country’s tally of cases has crossed 2.96 crore.
The daily positivity rate fell further to 3.22 percent. This is the ninth consecutive day that the positivity rate in India is being seen below 5 percent.
The top five states which registered the maximum coronavirus cases are Kerala with 12,246 cases, followed by Tamil Nadu with 11,805 cases, Maharashtra with 7,652 cases, Andhra Pradesh with 5,741 cases and Karnataka with 5,041 cases.
News Source: MOHFW