India Records 16,838 Fresh Covid Cases
Millennium Post Delhi|March 06, 2021
113 fatalities reported in last 24 hours

NEW DELHI: India’s COVID-19 tally has climbed to 1,11,73,761 with 16,838 fresh cases reported in a day, while the number of patients who have recuperated from the disease has surged to 1,08,39,894, the Union Health ministry said on Friday.

The death toll due to the viral disease has gone up to 1,57,548 in the country with 113 more fatalities, the ministry’s data updated at 8 am showed.

The number of active COVID-19 cases has increased to 1,76,319, accounting for 1.58 per cent of the total caseload, according to the data.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has gone up to 1,08,39,894, which translates to a national COVID-19 recovery rate of 97.01 per cent, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.41 per cent.

India, on Friday, recorded over one million vaccinations in a single day for the second day in a series as total 10,34,672 vaccine doses were given till 7 pm which scaled up the cumulative number of doses administered in the country to over 1.90 crore on the 49th day of the nationwide drive that was rolled out on January 16.

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