Covid-19 India Updates: India Reports 1,190 New Cases, Deaths Spike To 1,375 On Punjab Backlog

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Fresh Covid-19 cases in India rose from a day earlier staying above the 1,000-mark for the fifth day in a row.

The nation reported 1,190 new cases and 1,375 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the 8 a.m. update from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The sudden spike in deaths was due to Punjab adding a backlog of 1,369 deaths.

The country's active case tally now stands at 16,243.

Key Figures

  • Total confirmed cases: 4,46,55,828

  • Total number of active cases: 16,243

  • Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 4,41,09,133

  • Total deaths: 5,30,452

  • Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 1,190

  • One-day recoveries: 1,190

  • One-day deaths: 1,375

  • Total vaccines administered: 2,19,66,16,127

  • Vaccines administered in the last 24 hours: 1,23,859