Coronavirus India Latest Updates: Nearly 16,000 New Cases, 561 Deaths Reported
India's Covid-19 caseload held steady even as death toll remained above the 500-mark for the second consecutive day due to revisions.
India reported 561 deaths as Kerala revised its official numbers and added 399 previously undocumented deaths, according to the health ministry's 8:00 a.m. update. India's death toll had spiked to 666 on Saturday after Kerala added 464 previously undocumented deaths. 4.54 lakh Indians have died due to Covid-19 so far, according to official data.
As many as 15,906 people tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours, compared with 16,479 recoveries during the period. Active cases declined for the third consecutive day. At 1.75 lakh, the active case load accounts for 0.5% of India's total tally.
Key Coronavirus Data
Total confirmed cases: 3,41,75,468
Total number of active cases: 1,72,594
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,35,48,605
Total deaths: 4,54,269
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 15,906
Number of recoveries in a day: 16,479
Deaths recorded in a day: 561
Vaccines given in the last 24 hours: 77,40,676
Total vaccines administered: 1,02,10,43,258