India records 10,542 fresh COVID-19 cases, positivity rate at 4.4%

- April 19, 2023
| By : Patriot Bureau |

Active Covid cases in India climb to 63,562

India on Wednesday saw a rise in Covid-19 cases with a total of 10,542 cases registered in 24 hours, while the active cases have increased to 63,562. This rise in cases came a day after the country reported 7,633 cases.

The death toll has increased to 5,31,190 with 38 deaths, which includes 11 reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The Covid case tally was recorded at 4.47 crore (4,48,45,401).

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.39 per cent and the weekly positivity rate was pegged at 5.1 per cent.

The active cases now comprise 0.14 per cent of the total infections and the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.67 per cent, the ministry said.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,42,50,649, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.18 per cent.

According to the ministry’s website, 220.66 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive. (With inputs from PTI)