New Delhi: India saw a rise in the fresh coronavirus infections detected in the last 24 hours with 1,32,788 more people testing positive, said the Union health ministry on Wednesday morning.
The number stood at a 50-day low of 1,27,510 on Tuesday. With the new addition of cases, the cumulative caseload in the country has reached 2,83,07,832. The daily fatalities jumped by around 400 in the last 24 hours with 3,207 more people succumbing to the disease. The death toll due to Covid in India now stands at 3,35,102.
New recoveries have surpassed the recorded cases for the 20th straight day as 2,31,456 were discharged between Tuesday and Wednesday. This has taken the total number of discharges to 2,61,79,085 and the recovery rate to 92.09%. As a result, there are 17,93,645 active cases in India currently, declining by 101875 in the last 24 hours.