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131 more deaths from Covid, 13,203 cases | India News


NEW DELHI: India recorded the lowest number of coronavirus deaths in more than eight months with 131 more deaths recorded, the Health Ministry said on Monday.
The number of Covid-19 cases increased to 1,06,67,736 with 13,203 more infections. There are 1.84,182 active cases, which represents 1.73 percent of the number of cases and remained below 2 lakh for the sixth consecutive day, according to the ministry’s data.
Up to 1,03,30,084 people have recovered, bringing the recovery rate to 96.83%.
The death rate rose to 1.4 percent and 131 more deaths include 45 from Maharashtra, 20 from Kerala, nine from Delhi and eight from Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh.
So far a total of 1,53,470 deaths have been reported in the country, including 50,785 in Maharashtra, followed by 12,316 in Tamil Nadu, 12,197 in Karnataka, 10,808 in Delhi, 10,115 in West Bengal, 8,617 in Uttar Pradesh and 7,147 in Andhra Pradesh. .
According to the ICMR, 19.23 million rupees have been tested so far and 5,70,246 samples were analyzed on Sunday.
The ministry noted that more than 70 percent of the deaths occurred from comorbidities.
“Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council for Medical Research,” the ministry said on its website, adding that the distribution of figures across the state was subject to further verification and reconciliation.

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